Belgian Hand-Signed Art Nouveau Decorative Panel ‘Salomé’ by Paul Berthon, 1898

$4,500.00

This is a very rare hand-signed Art Nouveau & Belle Epoque Decorative Panel (Limited Edition) #43 by Paul Berthon in 1898. Pictured is a topless Salomé, with the head of John the Baptist in the bottom left corner. She’s sitting, wearing the veils. Saloméaccording to biblical literature, was the immediate agent in the execution of John Baptist. She was the daughter of Herodias, and stepdaughter of Herod Antipas. She was also known for the dance of the 7 Veils which was performed in front of Herod II. The panel is done in the usual Berthon colors. Notice muted greens & yellows, along with Salomé’s red sandals matching the spilled blood at the bottom of the panel. Berthon signed this panel below in pencil below the floral design in the center right margin.

Details

Artist:

Origin:

Belgium

Circa:

1898

Size:

21.25'' X

33.25''

ID:

#00215

Style:

Art Nouveau, Belle Epoque

Condition:

Very Good

Wear:

Minor Tears, Wear consistent with age and use

Linen Backed:

Yes

Additional Conditional Info:

Horseshoe Shaped Tear in Bottom Left Margin (approx 2.25"x2.25")

Size

Unit

Width

Height

Depth

Inches

21.25

33.25

.1

Centimeters

21.25

33.25

.1

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