Description & Technical information

After the model of Sulpice Brizard for Carlo Fracnesco Valperga Count of Masino, Marquis of Caluso

Date:  1780
Period:  1750-1850, 18th century
Origin:  Italy, Turin
Medium: Wood, Carved, Painted, Parcel-Gilt, Turin tapestry
Provenance: Palazzo Masino, Turin, 1780 circa.
Pietro Accorsi, 1960’s.
Turinese private collection.
Literature: G.Ferraris, giuseppe Maria Bonzanigo e la scultura decorativa in legno a Torino nel periodo neoclassico(1770-1830). Turin, 1991, pag.131-132 pag.133,134 Documento M1,M4 and M7 Illustrazioni C,CI,CII, CIII, CIV. Pag.XXXII, Tav.33 where is illustrated the chair en suite.
Roberto Antonetto, Il Mobile Piemontese nel Settecento, Volume Primo, Le firme, Allemandi, Torino, 2010. Pag.394-397, pag.397. 2. Tav.2.a where is illustrated the same Armchair without the original upholstery still in Viceroy bedroom at Masino Castle in Caravino (Turin).
Categories: Furniture