126. Carbonnier (Casimir, 1787-1873 ) Trompe l’oeil allegory of unrequited love, composed of playing cards, letter-writing accoutrements, partially burnt musical scores, coins and shells, watercolour, pen and ink, and pencil, extensively heightened with gum-arabic, 235 x 195mm., signed and inscribed, Carbonnier del. from Poussin, further inscribed with a London publisher’s line for J. Dickinson, 1824, original exhibition label and photocopy of catalogue from the 1954 Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield exhibition of trompe l’oeil, The Eye Deceived, affixed to verso of backboard, framed and glazed .
est. £400 – £600