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A CONTINENTAL SYCAMORE AND MARQUETRY FOUR-PANEL SCREEN
FRENCH CLASSICISM: SELECTIONS FROM THE PRIVATE COLLECTION OF MICHAEL SIMON (LOTS 201-234)
A CONTINENTAL SYCAMORE AND MARQUETRY FOUR-PANEL SCREEN

POSSIBLY GERMAN, CIRCA 1900

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A CONTINENTAL SYCAMORE AND MARQUETRY FOUR-PANEL SCREEN
POSSIBLY GERMAN, CIRCA 1900
Of Neo-classical style, depicting the liberal arts with figures representing architecture, painting, music and sculpture
82 in. (208 cm.) high, 23 in. (58.5 cm.) wide, each panel

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The pictorial panels centring this charming screen are clearly inspired by the oeuvre of David Roeentgen, who perfected the art of illusionistic marquetry in the 1780's.

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