Italian Pietra Dure Plaques

  • These charming Florentine works of art are not paintings, but superb examples of pietre dure
  • They capture a woman being courted by her suitor in the style of the 19th-century costume painters
  • Different kinds of polished marble and minerals are used in place of paint to create the scene
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Item No. 31-3715

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Stunning in their intricacy, these Florentine works of art are not paintings, but rather superb examples of the intensive art of pietre dure. The charming duo captures the courtship between a young woman and her suitor in the style of such 19th-century costume painters as Adolphe-Alexandre Lesrel and Eugène von Blaas. Different kinds of polished marble and minerals are used in place of paint to create the scene, which uses the natural grain and color of the stones to create the perfect trompe l'oeil effect.

Plaque: 10 1/4" high x 5 1/2" wide
Frame: 13" high x 8 1/4" wide
Italian Pietra Dure Plaques
Period: 1816-1918
Origin: Italy
Type: Other Fine Art
Depth: 0.88
Width: 8.25
Height: 13.0
Canvas Width: 5.5
Canvas Height: 10.25

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