This beautiful Polychrome Gesso Relief depicts a Postman sitting next to a Lady with her Cat in a typical Biedermeier parlor. He is talking to the Lady who is doing the laundry with her cat on her side. It is a typical work of the the second half of the 19th century and comes from Continental Europe. Not only the 1 1/4 inch deep Relief is very magnificent, but also the polychrome paintwork makes this piece vivid.
This beautiful piece gains a lot of character through its stunning Rococo style bronze frame. It shows four beautiful Putti / Angels / Cherubs and features floral designs & rocailles and the typical asymmetrical designs, curves, and gold / bronze of Rococo.
Condition: Good antique condition with only very few minor flaws of paint and some small dents in the bronze frame.
Measurements: 19 1/2 Inch diameter
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