Jeann-Baptiste Reveillon

Image features a wallpaper with an arabesque design containing floral bouquets, cupids, vases, and acanthus scrolls. Please scroll down to read the blog post about this object.
A Stellar Arabesque
France started making advancements in wallpaper manufacture in the 1770s, and by the 1780s they were making papers of a quality that has never been surpassed. Réveillon is one of the better-known manufacturers from this period, and was most celebrated for his arabesque designs, which were influenced by the recently discovered wall paintings at Herculaneum...