Image features a wallpaper frieze with inset panel containing cherubs harvesting wheat. Please scroll down to read the blog post about this object.
The Wheat Harvest
I came across this frieze paper and the image seemed a little unusual. The whole theme of the paper is wheat. Printed in grisaille, or shades of gray, this frieze is a trompe l’oeil design with a large inset panel as the main element. A wide architectural molding runs across the top edge, with a...
Image features a decorative panel with a stag, hounds, and putti. Please scroll to read the blog post about this object.
An Illusion of the Hunt
Seated atop a seemingly wooden structure, we see a beige cherub playing a spiral hunting horn. Following his gaze downward we see, locked in frenzied combat, a large stag and a horde of hunting dogs who contort their bodies in an attempt to complete their violent action. On their right and left are two more...