Processional Virgin, bisque head, terracotta hands, soft body stuffed with straw, sulphide eyes, original dress and socks. The Virgin rests on its original base in gilded wood.
Pair of blown glass wig holders, paper engravings glued under the glass, wooden feet.
Napoleon III period,
Pair of carved and silvered wooden stools, covered with velvet.
Beveled mercury mirror, polychrome carved wooden frame,
Oil on canvas, genre scene. It is probably about Suzanne Simonin, the narrator of Denis Diderot’s memoir “La Religieuse”, which is an ode to the freedom to choose one’s destiny…
Italian school, entourage of Giuseppe Bonito.
Chandelier with 3 lights and 12 candles, iron structure, cut crystal flowers and pendants, grape pearls.
Polychrome carved wooden heraldic ornament, motifs of mermaids and swans on the azure blue background.
Screen with six leaves in painted canvas, motifs of garlands and flower baskets, pastoral scenes framed in rockery cartouches.
Oak wood sculpture of the child Saint Luke holding a calf on his knees.
Oil on canvas, family portrait.
In the middle of the 19th century, the bourgeoisie, actor and beneficiary of the industrial revolution, wanted to leave to posterity the image of its economic and social success. Failing to belong to a noble line, she celebrates the family, keystone of this new bourgeois model. The challenge is then to create an image for yourself at the same time as to build a genealogy, a historical legitimacy…