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    Sale 5745

    The Country House Sale: Pomfret House and Tetworth Hall

    5 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 245

    AN ITALIAN NEOCLASSICAL TRIPTYCH OF WALLPAPER PANELS

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN ITALIAN NEOCLASSICAL TRIPTYCH OF WALLPAPER PANELS
    Early 19th century
    En grisaille, the central panel depicting two classically draped figures in a landscape and flanked by two further panels, one depicting a classically draped female feeding lion cubs and another possibly depicting Pandora, within egg and dart tromp l'oeil borders, body colour on paper laid down on canvas
    The central panel -- 73½ x 46 in. (187 x 117 cm.); the two side panels -- 72½ x 22¾ in. (187 x 58 cm.) (3)


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    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the present lot is attributed to Joseph Dufour from the series Cupid & Psyche. The complete set can now be found in the Musee des Arts Decoratifs.