A Franco-Flemish double-manual harpsichord,
The painting of
the inside of the lid of
the Franco-Flemish harpsichord after cleaning and restoration
after cleaning and restoration
David Henrie photographer
Like the painting of the figures on the top of the lid, this landscape has been attributed to François Boucher, Paris, 1750. It shows a sylvan landscape with groups of figures engaged in rural activities. Landscape paintings by François Boucher are unusual and particularly rare.
For more details of the lid paintings at a nearly stage of cleaning and restoration click here.