Chinese late 18th century, Reverse Glass Painting Depicting Fish

Chinese late 18th century, Reverse Glass Painting Depicting Fish

Chinese circa 1790, Reverse Glass Painting Depicting Fish

End of the 18th century, a very pretty Chinese reverse painting on glass representing a still life of fish on a table with a trompe l'oeil painted background imitating wood, in its original frame in gilded wood, old collection or transport paper labels on the reverse.

 

Size: 59cm long, 53cm high

Literature:
See comparable Chinese reverse glass painting nature-morte with similar trompe l’oeil painted "wood" background in Thierry Audric, “Chinese Reverse Glass Painting 1720-1820, An Artistic meeting between China and the West”, No. 424.

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