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Italian School, in the style of the late 18th c., c. 1950 or earlier, Manned Balloon Aloft over a picturesque lagoon, unsigned, oil on canvas. The balloon resembles that of the Montgolfier Brothers of 1783; the painting may also allude to Paolo Andreani's hot air balloon of 1784 which carried 3 passengers. [NELS7000] (TC)
Dimensions: 12.25 x 8.25, framed 16 x 12


Relined, new stretcher, skillfully painted faux craquelure

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Italian, e. 20th c.., Balloon over Lagoon, O/C

Estimate $400 - $600Oct 14, 2017