Mexican colonial four fold screen with scenes representing Roman Emperors and still life painting circa 17401 of 12 images

Mexican colonial four fold screen with scenes representing Roman Emperors and still life painting circa 1740

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Rare Mexican colonial four fold screen in painted wood with scenes representing Roman Emperors on horses and still life paintings (bodegon), Mexico, circa 1740. Biombo de Cama: chamber screen, decorated with china, inspired by objects coming from Manila in Mexico or Acapulco.

Characteristics

  • Time:18th century
  • Material or technique:Painted wood
  • Sizes:216 x 214 cm (Width x Height)
  • Reference:2536

Conservation status

Really good condition

Museography

Origin, duke of Palmela in Lisbon. For a decor screen inspired by European engravings of allegories, see the Dallas Museum of Art.

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