Joseph Dufour Papier Peint
Elegant neoclassical “wallpaper” sepia grey panels, details of which are given in the description below.
Some lack, a small swelling in the panel with the columns (right), old restorations.
Ivory lacquer frames not antiques.
the two panels are part of the panorama in grisaille of Joseph Dufour Festivals of Greece and Olympic Games.
6 out of 30: 18-20: horse race and column erected at Hercules, 21-23: cult of Athena. Numbering and titles come from the book Panoramic wallpaper, Paris, Flammarion, 1990.
Reissued by Desfossé and Karth, 2nd half of the 19th century.
Grisaille: 9 shades of gray.
High. 215cm Width.165cm (Each)
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