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A Large Pair Of Shellwork Pictures Representing Ruins

Origin Italy
Period 19th Century
Materials Comprised of a variety of shells and algae,
W. 37 in; H. 32.25 in; D. 1 in;
W. 93.98 cm; H. 81.92 cm; D. 2.54 cm;
Creation Date First Half of the Nineteenth Century.
Number of Pieces 2-3
Description A Large Pair Of Shellwork Pictures Representing The Ruins Of Three Temples At Paestum And The Temple Of Isis At Pompeii

Two views of ancient ruins, one depicting three temples at Pastaeum (formerly Poseidonia) labeled in shellwork VEDUTA DEL TRE TEMPIO DI PESTO, the other depicting the Temple of Isis, Pompeii, labeled in shellwork VEDUTA DEL TEMPIO D'ISIDE, each comprised of a variety of shells and algae, on a watercolor painted ground. Each within a later giltwood frame.
Styles / Movements Neoclassical, Traditional
Dealer Reference Number 11536
Incollect Reference Number 307654
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