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    Sale 7445

    Important European Furniture, Sculpture and Tapestries

    6 December 2007, London, King Street

  • Lot 151

    A SET OF FRENCH GRISAILLE-PAINTED WALL PAPER PANELS

    SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

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    A SET OF FRENCH GRISAILLE-PAINTED WALL PAPER PANELS
    SECOND QUARTER 19TH CENTURY
    Comprising two panels painted with classical scenes, one depicting classically draped figures at an altar within architectural ruins and beneath a rock inscribed 'AUX NYMPHES', within a coastal landscape with classical buildings beyond, the other with bacchic figures in a triumphal procession, in a wooded landscape, as well as a group of further fragments of varying sizes
    One panel 89 in. (226 cm.) high; 63 in. (160 cm.) wide;
    the other 88 in. (224 cm.) high; 73 in. (185 cm.) wide;
    the fragments of varying sizes


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    Pre-Lot Text

    THE PROPERTY OF A PRIVATE EUROPEAN COLLECTOR