Octave Denis Victor Guillonnet 1872 1967 Battle of Milvian bridge ca 1927 Large tryptic mixed media design for large mural. Acrylic, pastel, ink. Well listed artist; this an extremely large work signed by the artist, and additionally inscribed, plus an engraved bronze plaque at the bottom of the frame. (Perfect provenance; Howard L Kratz Director of art at John Wanamaker, the famous Wanamaker art collection!!! Inscription and plaque inscribed to Mr kratz) This is a well known battle in Christian faith, where Roman emperor Constantin 1 beats Maxentius, with the help op the Chi-Rho symbol which came to him in a vision/dream; if he would secure victory for him if he'd wear it, so he was foretold ~ fabulous extra large piece, of significance to collectors of art by Guillonnet, as well as the Christian faith, and lovers of murals, I could not find out where the mural was made... 60 X 29 inches
Ralph Lauren just openen a store in Hong Kong, with a backlit gigantic replica of a painting by Guillonnet, which he stated was the main inspiration to his polo collection. Largest display of a painting anywhere in the world; already a landmark.
The past photo shows the large amount of gold leave used for the item, and how illuminating the painting really is...
Art (paintings, prints, frames)
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