Rare signed and dated Grisaille panel of The Allegory of Art by “Jacob de Wit,” 1749. Incorporated into a mirror in the late 18th century. Putti en grisaille. Original gilt. All carved frame. Rare and beautiful.
Jacob De Wit (Artist)
Height: 60 in. (152.4 cm)
Width: 22 in. (55.88 cm)
Depth: 1 in. (2.54 cm)
Style: Neoclassical (Of the Period)
Materials and Techniques: Gilt, Beech
Place of Origin: Netherlands
Period: Mid-18th Century
Date of Manufacture: 1749
Wear consistent with age and use. Minor inpainting.