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Lot 0073
The Battle of Heliopolis Scenic Wallpaper
FROM THE WORKSHOPS OF JOSEPH DUFOUR ET LEROY, PARIS, FRANCE, CIRCA 1823
designed by Jean-Julien Deltil, depicting March 20, 1800, when the Napoleonic French and Turkish armies met in Egypt at the Battle of Heliopolis, comprising six full length panels and four smaller panels meant for coverage over doors and windows.

For a similar example, see the wallpaper in the Copper Hewitt's collection, Scenic Wallpaper, les Francais en Egypte, collection record 1960-12-1.

Condition

Panel dimensions: 95 x 44 1/2, 95 x 57, 95 x 64 1/2, 95 x 74, 95 x 184 and 95 x 169 inches.Water damage to top edge of some panels, outlet holes at base, areas of loss to paint, some seams visible, areas of repair, overall condition commensurate with age; linen-backed.

Buyer's Premium

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The Battle of Heliopolis Wall Panels

Estimate $4,000 - $6,000Jun 18
Chicago, IL, USA