Rare c 1800 toile de jouy henry IV of France Cotton Panel - 50”/115”
Rare c 1800 toile de jouy henry IV of France Cotton Panel - 50”/115”
Rare c 1800 toile de jouy henry IV of France Cotton Panel - 50”/115”
Rare c 1800 toile de jouy henry IV of France Cotton Panel - 50”/115”
Rare c 1800 toile de jouy henry IV of France Cotton Panel - 50”/115”
Rare c 1800 toile de jouy henry IV of France Cotton Panel - 50”/115”

Rare c 1800 toile de jouy henry IV of France Cotton Panel - 50”/115”

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Regular price £495.00 Sale

King Henry IV oof France...a rare treasure...antique Archive historic fabric

Large mauve rare signed toile de Nantes hand quilted panel

 

c1800s French toile de Nantes mauve large sized panel 

'Henriade'

Historic depiction of Henry IV of France 

The panel has a scalloped bottom edge It is backed with an off white cotton and has some lightweight wadding, and is all handmade 

All Hand quilted 

I eventually after studying for hours located the signature on the fabric .....S Cholet

 

Absolutely amazing detailed motifs of life of king Henry IV of France

Wonderful display piece

In lovely as found condition

 

50” wide x 115” long approx

 

All lined with soft cotton, Ideal panel for interiors designers

 

In good condition with only slight fading , a couple of areas of wear to each sides ,some fabric from the top could be used to repair as this panel is so...long

(easily repaired)

Considering the age of the piece it is in good commensurate with age condition,similar pieces retailing for £1000+...rare opportunity for such an exquisite historic piece

 

A stunning piece of art

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It is signed ..........Signature Samuel Cholet (printmaker; French; Male; 1786 - 1874)

Also known as
Cholet, Samuel Jean Joseph : "Cholet ".
 
En 1728, Voltaire publie La Henriade, épopée du jeune Henri de Navarre avant son accession au trône sous le nom d' Henri IV, plusieurs fois rééditée au cours du XIXè siècle. Les manufactures s'en inspirent, à Rouen, à Nantes. Les scènes imprimées reprennent ici les gravures illustrant l'une des éditions, d'après des dessins de Chasselat : entrée du roi à Paris en 1594 devant Notre-Dame, statue équestre place Dauphine, oeuvre du sculpteur Lemot. (Source : X.Petitcol)
Cité dans : Toiles imprimées XVIIIème-XIXème siècles, Bibliothèque Forney / Gilles Pitoiset, éd. SABF, 1982, notice n° 250 la Henriade : [toile imprimée]
Cholet., Samuel [Graveur]
1 toile imprimée : impr. à la plaque de cuivre sur coton
In 1728, Voltaire publishes Henriade, epic of the young Henry of Navarre before his accession to the throne under the name of Henry IV, 
several times reissued during the nineteenth century.
 Manufactures are inspired by it, at Rouen, at Nantes. The printed scenes reproduce here the engravings illustrating one of the editions,
 according to drawings of Chasselat: entry of the king in Paris in 1594 in front of Notre-Dame, equestrian statue place Dauphine,
 work of the sculptor Lemot. (Source: X.Petitcol)

 Cited in: Printed Canvases Eighteenth-Nineteenth Centuries, Forney Library / Gilles Pitoiset, ed. SABF, 1982,
notice n ° 250 Henriade: [printed canvas]Cholet., Samuel [Engraver]1 printed canvas: impr. to the copper plate on cotton
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Very difficult to show true beauty in these photographs..

A stunning piece of exquisite historical textile....museum quality

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