18th Century Italian Still Life of Flowers
18th Century Italian Still Life of Flowers, oil on canvas painting within a superb carved gilded wooden frame.
In excellent condition, the painting is restored, relined, on a new wooden stretcher, within the extraordinary carved and gilded frame by ” Sabatelli Antique Frames ” a famous antique dealer of Milan.
This beautiful Italian 1700 oil on canvas still life is realized with an abundance of flowing flowers and leaves. The floral composition has vibrant colors and an extreme exuberance and skills in assembling different flowers, gathered in a bunch, alternating thick yellow carnations, with striped red and white tulips, with delicate roses of a thousand shades of pink, contrasting with the celestial background.
The decorative purposes is enhanced by the variety of painted flowers ; you find peonies , roses , tulips , carnations , polychrome wildflowers , but also unreal, invented, fantasy flowers, represented with bright colors. In this Italian antique floral composition flowers are the real protagonist in the foreground while everything else is revealed such as the indefinite pottery vase and the dark and inconsistent table top .
Frame size is 28,34 inches x 37,40 inches, 72 x 95 centimeters. Canvas size is 23,22 inches x 31,89 inches, 59 x 81 centimeters.
height: 72 (59) cm
width: 95 (81) cm