11262 A LARGE SIX FOLD SCREEN DEPICTING A VIEW FROM “LES RIVES DU BOSPHORE” BY JOSEPH DUFOUR ET CIE French. Circa 1812. Measurements: Each panel: Height: 84″ (213.3 cm) Width: 25″ (63.5 cm). Total: Height: 84″ (213.3 cm) Width: 12′ 6″ (381 cm).
Of hand blocked and colored paper mounted on wood frames painted blue and green to the reverse. The scene depicting a vignette of beautifully colored Turkish dignitaries in a garden setting within the grounds of a palace. Possibly made as a screen in the 19th or 20th century.
Important old New York City private collection.