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MONUMENTAL CARVED WOOD FRESCO/CREDENZA "THE HUNT OF DIANA": The large European pine carved historismus fresco depicts the 17th century painting by Domenichino (Domenico Zampieri) titled "The Hunt of Diana" painted in 1617-1618 for Cardinal Aldobrandini. Purchased in Piacenza, Italy. The family was using the top half as a pedestaled headboard (pedestal included) and the double door base as the footboard making a strikingly impressive king-size bed surround. The base is inset with deeply carved oval panels, the left depicting attacking hounds, the right depicting Eros, a scantily clad semi-nude woman and her love struck suitor. 122"h x 14"d overall. Top measures 81"h x 10"d, bottom measures 41"h x 14"d. It measures 102 1/2" at its widest point at the crest. Fresco panel alone measures 57 1/2" h. x 79 1/2" x 5".
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MONUMENTAL CARVED WOOD FRESCO THE HUNT OF DIANA

Estimate $4,000 - $7,000May 19, 2013
Starting Price $2,500
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