GIUSEPPE BERNARDINO BISON | AN ELEGANT COUPLE TAKING AFTERNOON TEA
12,000 - 18,000 USD
GIUSEPPE BERNARDINO BISON
Palmanova nel Friuli 1762 - 1844 Milan
AN ELEGANT COUPLE TAKING AFTERNOON TEA
Pen and brown ink and watercolor over pencil
7⅜ by 9¼ in.; 187 by 235 mm
Window mounted on a thin paper backing which has subsequently been hinged to a modern decorative mount. The artist has cut out and added an additional strip of paper in the background of the composition, on which the waiter is drawn. This is entirely original to the artwork. The work is in predominantly good condition throughout with the combination of media fresh and the watercolor vibrant. Sold in a decorative giltwood frame.
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With W. M. Brady & Co., Inc., New York