Designed and painted XVIII Century French Chinoiserie decor. Private residence.1998
The drawings of Johan Nieuhoff who traveled in Cathay at the end of the seventeenth
century provided the first images of China to be seen in the West. Designed
derived from a book of engravings published in 1665 were apply to architecture
and decorative arts and contributed to develop a style called chinoiserie
which florished all over Europe through the eighteen century.
This project consists of 8 panels painted in the dining room of a private
residence located on the Peak. In the foreground there are trees and birds
while in the background landscape appear pagodas, vases, umbrellas, fans,
roots and various chinese motives all painted in sepia.