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Lucullus (1855 France)

Artist

JULES DESFOSSÉ (worked c.1851-c.1870)

Country of Origin

France

Dated

1855

Medium

Wood-block printed on paper

Dimensions

62.25inch wide   17.75inch high
(158.11 cm wide  45.08 cm high)

Condition

In perfect condition (has never been hung).


Exhibition History

This decor was presented at the Exposition Universelle de Paris of 1855 at which Desfossé was awarded a gold medal for his works displayed.

Description / Expertise

Important frieze on the theme of gastronomy. Putti, animals, fruit, vegetables, and grapes unroll and interact in a dynamic and whimsical procession. Very finely wood-block printed in grisaille and sepia tones by Jules Desfossé, 1855. Frieze is divided into two panels.

Price upon request.