Château de Jouac: Fin De Siècle Eclecticism and Surrealist Echoes

La Gazette Drouot
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Hidden from view, Jouac, in the Limousin region, provided a setting for 19th-century paintings and objets d'art and above all stylish period furniture bought by Alice, the daughter of painter Clovis Trouille, and her husband René Lambert. The heirs have now decided to part with it all. Paul Sormani (1817-1877), Louis XVI style sideboard in ebony veneer and lacquered wood in the style of Japanese lacquer panels, with three doors decorated with lakeside scenes, chased gilt bronzes, Spanish brocatelle marble top, 108 x 160 x 63 cm/42.5 x 63 x 24.8 in. Estimate: €30,000/40,000 Jouac, with its 180 inhabitants, former uranium

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