FRENCH REVOLUTION ROLLED PAPER PICTURE ‘STORMING THE BASTILLE’

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Object Description

Made of Rolled Paper

A very rare mid 19th-century picture depicting the storming the Bastille in Paris, 14 July 1789. With incredible attention to detail, the figures all picked out in multi-coloured rolls of paper measuring no more than 1.5 millimeters in diameter. Some roles picked out in gold leaf to highlight buckles, buttons, hinges, weapons, and chains. The colours and figures remain in exceptional condition

Unframed Dimensions 25 x 19 inches
Framed Dimensions 33.5 x 26.5inches

Object Details

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

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+44 (0)2076920897
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Dealer Location

Nicholas Wells Antiques Ltd,
169 Piccadilly, 5F
London
W1J 9EH
(by appointment only)

For further details, please see www.nicholaswells.com