Georg Cornelius Figurative Painting - Pair of antique allegorical oil paintings showing the senses Sound and Taste
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Georg Cornelius
Pair of antique allegorical oil paintings showing the senses Sound and Taste

Late 19th Century

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These exquisite antique oil paintings by the important 19th Century German artist Georg Cornelius depict two of the five senses: Sound and Taste. In doing so the artist is consciously recalling a Classical tradition of personifying the Five Senses. Sound is presented as a female figure holding a tambourine in her left hand, while Taste is presented as a male figure holding a glass of wine in his right hand and a sceptre in his left. Both Sound and Taste are shown wearing draped robes and with a cherub by their side, shown playing the bagpipes and holding a jug and flowers respectively. There are further garlands of flowers surrounding the figures in both paintings. There is a signature reading 'G. Cornicelius' and both paintings are set within exquisite carved giltwood frames. Frames height 155cm, width 120cm Paintings height 130cm, width 94cm

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  • Artist
    Georg Cornelius (1825 - 1898, German)
  • Creation year
    Late 19th Century
  • Medium
  • Movement & Style
  • Condition
    Good
  • Dimensions

    H 61.03 in. x W 47.25 in.

    H 155 cm x W 120 cm

  • Gallery location
    London, GB
  • Reference number
    LU67432428333
  • Seller reference number
    13930

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