Result list 30 April 2022

The results of our April 30 sale are now online. Unsold items can be obtained in our aftersale until May 22 (first come, first served). .

Lotnumber: 10
BRUXELLES. Action de Jouissance. brown, red, black. #12500. No 6822. Central fold with edge-splits, repaired. Large format, with fine design with coats-of-arms or various countries and cities, cherubs, arabesques, etc. The company was formed to show panoramas in Brussels and elsewhere.The company showed the circular panorama "La Bataille de Waterloo" (120m) by Charles Castellani in the building with the name 'Rotonde des panoramas Castellani', Blvd Maurice Lemonnier 8-14, Brussels. The panorama painting moved to Rotterdam in 1884. In1920, a new panorama, by A. Bastien, was on display. The theme? La bataille de l'Yser. Charles Castellani (1838-1913) was a Brussels-born painter and author who is most famous for painting several panoramas (e.g. le Tout-Paris, La Bataille de Loigny, Dernier jour de la Commune de Paris, Mission Marchand,...). Facsimile signature of Castellani as director. The company was a commercial success and was imitated by the founding of no less than 26 new Belgian panorama companies in the early 1880s. Many of these were international collaborations with French, Dutch, Austrian or British partners (see next lots). It was considered the domain of speculators and businessmen to use artists solely for their profit.
Province: BRABANT
Date: 1 June 1880
Quality: VF
Startprice: € 50