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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).

Research
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. 

Provenance:
Important old New York City private collection.

Full research report available on request.