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Gouache Dressed In Silks Period 18th Century


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"Gouache Dressed In Silks Period 18th Century"
Gouache dressed in 18th century silks, representing King David playing the harp. To the left of King David, a winged love presents the score. Strong symbolism: "Among all the characters of the Old Testament who appear in theoretical works ... King David occupies a central place. Author of many psalms, musician of the king at the court of Saul, he embodies both the divinely inspired biblical artist and illustrious king who knew how to give the Promised Land an imperial dimension ". "The rapprochement with the Apollonian harp-lyre accentuates the fact that in David's mastery of music is accompanied by the qualities of divine heroes, beauty, rhetorical ease and the ability to fight:" He knows how to play, and he is a valiant warrior. He is a handsome man and Yahweh is with him "(I Sam. 16,18)." (The symbolism of David on the harp ... "by Dominique Vinay, Albineana, Cahier d'Aubigné, Year 2005, p. 123.
Price: 850 €
Artist: Anonyme
Period: 18th century
Style: Louis 16th, Directory
Condition: Excellent

Width: 23 cm
Height: 30 cm

Reference: 582005
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