Georgian Neoclassical drawing on wood
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A very unusual and highly decorative neoclassical drawing worked on a paper-thin piece of timber. The drawing is of a stunning quality and depicts a statue of what is most likely to be the goddess Diana with a seated greyhound. The work is drawn on a thin piece of cedar and I think is probably Italian. The piece is in good condition though it has shrunk slightly in its mount. The bird’s eye maple frame is the original and has a great patina and colour, it does have some slight losses around the edges. The whole is the most unusual and decorative piece of Georgian artwork with a wonderful country house appeal and is ready to hang. C.1800.
Overall sizes in inches including frame: 13 by 16 ½
|Dimensions||4 × 33 × 42 cm|