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A unique mural Art form

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Vintage wallpapers, wood-block printed by hand in a limited edition, were executed by important manufacturers and often designed by well-known artists.

The grand period for the production of these wallpapers was from the end of the XVIII century to the Art Deco period.

The finest papers were produced by the English, French and Chinese. The French, however, are recognized to have excelled in this art form, creating the most beautiful decors, exported throughout the world.

Considered “great printmaking” because of the important scale and complexity of the designs, the richness of colors, finesse of the engraving, variety of styles and subjects, make this mural art form unique:

An important page in the history of the decorative arts, that revolutionized the concept of interior design—the art of illusion and trompe l’oeil.