Six 19th Century Tuscan Trompe L’Oeil Painted on Wood, Framed
Six Trompe l’Oeil, a group of six paintings on fir-tree panes with red frames, pen, ink, and watercolor on paper.
These are six delightful panels, displaying collections of paper objects designed to deceive both the eye and the touch, consisting of scraps of manuscript letters, amimals drawings, and symbolic objects such as lunettes, compass, and keys.
These six works show the deception theme, illusion, and the eternal tension between fiction and reality
These works of the first half of the 19th century,of Tuscan origin, are inspired directly by the 18th-century compositions by Gentiluccio Rocchi and the Florentine Della Santa family, miniaturist painters specialized in the exclusive genre, the theme of deception.
In perfect condition, they come from a private Tuscan villa.
height: 28 cm
width: 23 cm