DescriptionA French Marquetry Wood Mural
Emile Galle, Late Nineteenth Century
A leading artist in the Art Nouveau movement, Emile Galle blended his love of art and nature with his masterful work in marquetry, a technique associated with fine woodwork in which thin strips of veneer are cut to create a design. This rare and unusual Art Nouveau wooden marquetry panel originally hung in the Parisian restaurant Au Pied De Cochon, utilizing several types of wood, cut and inlaid to represent a female picking flowers in a landscape, signed also in inlaid wood to the lower right corner Galle
9ft 9in. long x 42in. high
Estimate: $60,000 - $90,000.
Normal signs of wear as appropriate with age; a couple of insignificant areas of repair, not distracting.
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