Wallpaper panel

French
about 1770
After Jacopo Amigoni (Italian (Venetian), about 1685–1752), Possibly engraved by François Vivares (French, 1709–1780)


Dimensions

Framed: 142.2 x 66 cm (56 x 26 in.)

Accession Number

2007.724

Medium or Technique

Etched and hand colored paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe

Classifications

Wall coverings

The vertically-oriented wallpaper panel depicts two figures in a landscape; a man descends a ladder while handing a bird’s nest to a standing woman under a leafy tree with birds.

Provenance

1984, acquired through Hubley's Auction House, Cambridge, Mass., by Christine Kondoleon and Frederic Wittmann, Cambridge, Mass. (Accession date: September 19, 2007)

Credit Line

Gift of Christine Kondoleon and Frederic Wittmann