Lacquered and painted wooden chest of drawers

Curved chest of drawers in lacquered and painted wood with landscape and ruins decor, opening with two key drawers. These decorations were particularly popular at the end of the 18th century. They testify to the fascination of the French for Italy and are images of the “Grand Tour” in line with the travels of Fragonard and Hubert Robert as of so many others who participate in the fashion of Italian decorations.
End of the 18th century,
Italy.

Height: 87,5 cm (34,5 in)

Width: 124 cm (48,7 in)

Depth: 67 cm (26,4 in)

 

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