Mahogany. Carved details. Linen upholstery Provenance; Provenance: Johanne Bissen, married Benzon (born in Rom1862-1930), which in turn had received it from his father, the sculptor Vilhelm Bissen (1836-1913), son of the sculptor HW Bissen (1798-1868). H. W. and V. Bissen were both, in different periods, professors and directors of the Academy of Art in Copenhagen residents Materialgaarden, HW 1840-1853, and V. Bissen
Literature; Mirjam Gelfer-Jørgensen, Herculanum paa Sjælland, Copenhagen, 1988, p. 167 Mirjam Gelfer-Jørgensen, Guldalderdrømmen, Copenhagen, 2003, p. 296
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