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Toile de Jouy French Circa 1795

£1,550.00 Approx $1927.86, €1798.14

Code: 11446


W: 133cm (52.4")H: 298cm (117.3")

Circa 1795 French toile de Jouy, 'L'Offronde a L'amour' (The Offering of Love) ,designed by Jean-Baptiste Huet for Manufacture Oberkampf at  Jouy-en-Josas. Cupid stands atop  a column being offered a lamb and flowers with shepherds and shepherdesses pictured in bucolic patoral scenes amongst farmyard animals with a piper playing for dancing children.
In good overall condition with the print a lovely scarlet colour but has been cut down from a larger quilt so that the right edge has a raw edge.Some small discolouration in places

A damaged reverse with a small pretty blockptint showing from underneath the 19th century top layer.