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Niderviller earthenware group "The deceived blind man" after the painting by J.B Greuze - Eighteenth century

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Large earthenware group from Niderviller, this one seems unpublished to date, after the painting by J.B Greuze "the deceived blind man". This group on a rectangular base in imitation of marble, with natural polychrome decoration, representing a young peasant couple welcoming a blind man. These characters are in front of a stone wall pierced with two openings, one of which has a gate, simulating the interior of a dwelling - 18th century - Around 1770-1780 - Marked below with the two CCs for Custine.

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Large earthenware group from Niderviller, this one seems unpublished to date, it is inspired by "the deceived blind man" according

to J.B Greuze. This group on a rectangular base in imitation of marble, with natural polychrome decoration, representing a couple

of young peasants welcoming a blind man, seated on a chair holding the hand of the young peasant, the couple seems to listen to

this poor man, the young peasant pouring him a drink from a cup. These characters are in front of a stone wall pierced with two

openings, one of which has a grid, simulating the interior of a dwelling, a shelf on the wall presents a piece of cheese and some

kitchen utensils.

Eighteenth century - Around 1770-1780

Marked below the two CC for Custine.

Registered in the "Book of Forms" of the Niderviller factory under the n°19 of the groups.

State of conservation: The top of the chair damaged.

Dimensions: 24.5 x 24.5cm.

Additional information and photos on request.

My thanks to Annabelle DURUPT Regisseuse of the collections of the Museum of the Country of Sarrebourg for her precious help.

The painting "The deceived blind man" by J.B Greuze is kept at the Pushkin Museum in Moscow.

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Niderviller earthenware group "The deceived blind man" after the painting by J.B Greuze - Eighteenth century

Niderviller earthenware group "The deceived blind man" after the painting by J.B Greuze - Eighteenth century

Large earthenware group from Niderviller, this one seems unpublished to date, after the painting by J.B Greuze "the deceived blind man". This group on a rectangular base in imitation of marble, with natural polychrome decoration, representing a young peasant couple welcoming a blind man. These characters are in front of a stone wall pierced with two openings, one of which has a gate, simulating the interior of a dwelling - 18th century - Around 1770-1780 - Marked below with the two CCs for Custine.