Rare and early decor by Joseph Dufour, 1808. Design by Evariste Fragonard
Scene depicting Allegories of each month of year
From this set, 5 months are available:
Avril- Juillet- Aout- Octobre- Decembre
Wood-block printed on small joined-papers (papers raboutés).
Decor in bronze/sepia tones on hand-brushed pale blue ground.
Each panel mounted on linen canvas and stretcher.
1m x 56 cm (39,5 x 22 in.)
Condition: excellent, never hung.
Provenance: Collection of Francoise and Jacques Subes (son of Art Deco designer Raymond Subes)
Chateau des Eveques, Saint Pandelon, south-west France