Joseph Dufour Papier Peint
Elegant “papier peint” panels in sepia gray, with a neoclassical theme, the details of which are shown in the description below.
Some lack, a small bulge in the panel with the columns (right), some old restorations.
Frames in non-period ivory lacquer.
both panels are part of the grisaille panorama of Joseph Dufour Festivals of Greece and Olympic Games.
6 on 30: 18-20: horse race and column erected to Hercules, 21-23: cult of Athena. Numbering and titles come from the book Panoramic wallpaper, Paris, Flammarion, 1990.
Reprint from Desfossé and Karth, 2nd half of the 19th century.
Grisaille: 9 shades of gray.
Height 215cm Width 165cm (each)
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