Georges Rochegrosse (1859-1938)
Signed lower right
Canvas: 17 3/4" high x 22" wide
Frame: 26 3/4" high x 31 1/2" wide
In the Persian Empire, the Satrap was the governor of a province, generally acquired militarily.
He sets order there and has the task of enlarging the territory of the Empire.
His very high functions and the income attached to it allowed him to lead a lavish life.
This very realistic work by Georges Rochegrosse, shows us the interior of the house of a very high and very rich official of the time.
In his room, the Satrap and his favorite have invited a dancer and a young musician, attentive to the fact that the light sounds of his lute do not disturb the tranquility of the place.
At the head of the bed, a tray garnished with fruits, flasks and precious cups, awaits the good will of the master of the place.
Price : on request
145 000 €