Reverse Painting

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Object Name: 
Reverse Painting
Accession Number: 
Overall W: 43.2 cm, D: 25.9 cm
Not on Display
possibly 1700-1799
Primary Description: 
Reverse Painting. Clear glass; painted on the back, with engraved gold- and silverleaf. Panel with Dutch village scene with a river on the left with boats and in the background a town engraved in gold and silver, the sky painted in pastel colors; signature on the fence gate at the right side of the picture: "Zeuner. fec"; wooden frame.
Blazy, Pierre, Source
Reverse Painting on Glass (1982) pp. 46-63, p. 52, ill. p. 63;
Reverse Paintings on Glass: The Mildred Lee Ward Collection (1978) illustrated, p. 114, #431; BIB# 29255