A 19TH CENTURY BELGIAN OIL ON CANVAS PICTURE CLOCK
The description paints a vivid picture of an intricately designed musical picture clock. The piece features an oil painting on canvas showcasing a European village scene with meticulous details—a manor house, mountains against a sunset backdrop, a serene lake, and a tower housing a functional clock.
The village scene comes alive with additional elements such as a carriage drawn by a horse, villagers engaged in dancing and standing, and even a dog, all harmoniously placed along a pathway leading to the home.
Enclosed within a shadowbox, the artwork is further elevated by an ornate giltwood frame, adding to its visual appeal and grandeur. The combination of the painting, the functional clock within the tower, and the music box enhances the overall sensory experience, making it a captivating and multi-dimensional piece of art.
The level of detail and the integration of various elements within the painting and the clock demonstrate a meticulous craftsmanship that brings the village scene to life, making it a remarkable and immersive artwork.
Belguim, Circa 1860
Height: 36.5" (92.7 cm)
Width: 44" (111.7 cm)
Depth: 8" (20.3 cm)