Lot 344
Félix Joseph Barrias (France, 1822-1907), Study for the Paris Opéra Decoration
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Mixed media on paper, signed at lower right, matted and framed under glass.

SS 11 3/8 x 16.25 in.; DOA 19 x 23 in.

From The Collection of the Late Stuart Walston and Doris Schaum Walston of Wilson, North Carolina

Acquired in New York, circa 1958

Awarded the Prix de Rome in 1844, Barrias met Jean-Louis-Charles Garnier while studying at the Villa Medici. Garnier later commissioned Barrias to decorate the west salon for the Paris Opéra.

Minor creasing and cockling to edges of sheet - not examined out of the frame.

$400 - 800