Fine Artwork, Porcelain & Decorative Arts - January 14, 2012
Lot 87 - ITALIAN BAROQUE OIL FLORAL STILL LIFE 17-18th C
Italian, oil on canvas painting of a monumental floral bouquet in the complex line and ornamentation of the Baroque period. The exaggerated motions of the flora produce the drama of this grandeur still life, representing the Italian popularity and success of the Baroque style. Early tag on reverse: Int. Sheldon, 15/2/22. Authenticity guaranteed. Measures 37” height x 27” width + 3 ½” frame (93.9cm x 68.5cm +8.9cm). Pre-Sale estimate $6000-$8000.