Venitian Armchair - Andrea Brustolon
Dimensions:125 H x 92 W x 50 D cm
Seat Height: 46 cm
This opulent armchair, in the style fo the Venitian cabinet maker Andrea Brustolon, is a mystery at the Comédie Française. Has it been on stage, having been around since 1890? There are no clues. Did it perhaps furnish the box of the turn-of-the-century member of the Comédie Française? Whatever the case, this mannerist work of art is quite remarkable and perfectly theatrical. One could easily imagine it gracing a scene from the Merchant of Venice or Othello...