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Picture frame (cadre)

Designer:
Design attributed to Juste Aurèle Meissonnier (French, Turin 1695–1750 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1735
Culture:
French
Medium:
Carved and gilded beechwood
Dimensions:
130 × 90 in. (330.2 × 228.6 cm); Other (of opening): 98 1/2 in. × 69 in. (250.2 × 175.3 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman, 1971
Accession Number:
1971.206.34
Not on view
Hope (until 1916; sale, Christie's, London, July 20, 1916, no. 63; sold for £525 to Buck); Buck (1916–after 1931) 63); [ sale, Christie's, London Christie's, London, May 18, 1962, no. 176 ] ; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman , New York (by 1966–71; to MMA)
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