Set of 3 Trompe l'Oeil Compositions

Rome | 1770

Each comprising an illusionistic painted and drawn trompe l’oeil composition, depicting book pages, engravings, watercolours, drawings, scientific diagrams, maps, sheet music and lace and ribbons, arranged on a background of coloured paper, in original gilt wood frames. One signed by Tomaso Chiuso and dated ‘in Roma 1770,’ the others attributed to the artist through their similarities to his signed work.

Tomaso Chiuso was an artist specializing in trompe l’oeil compositions, active in Rome in the second half of the eighteenth century.

Measurements: Each 22” x 15 ¾” (56 x 40 cm)

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