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European Sculpture and Decorative Arts x
Commode à vantaux
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1775–79 with later alterations
Medium: Oak, pine, walnut, mahogany, and cherry veneered with hornbeam (partially stained), tulipwood, walnut, holly and maple (both partially stained), boxwood, mahogany, and other woods; red brocatelle marble; gilt bronze; iron, steel, and brass
Accession Number: 1982.60.81
Honoré de Balzac
Auguste Rodin
(French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon)
Date: probably 1891
Medium: Terracotta
Accession Number: 12.11.1
Saint John the Baptist
Juan Martínez Montañés
(Spanish, Alcalá la Real 1568–1649 Seville)
Date: ca. 1620–30
Medium: Polychromed wood with gilding
Accession Number: 63.40
The Farnese Table
Desgined by Jacopo [Giacomo] Barozzi da Vignola
(Italian, Vignola 1507–1573 Rome)
Date: ca. 1569
Medium: Marble of different colors, semiprecious stones, Egyptian alabaster, residue of paint of different colors on the piers
Accession Number: 58.57a–d
The Backgammon Players
Philip Webb
(British, Oxford 1831–1915 West Sussex)
Date: 1861
Medium: Painted pine, oil paint on leather, brass, copper
Accession Number: 26.54
Commode
André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1710–20
Medium: Walnut veneered with ebony, marquetry of engraved brass and tortoiseshell, gilt-bronze mounts, verd antique marble
Accession Number: 1982.60.82
The Triumph of Fame
Date: ca. 1502–4
Medium: Wool, silk (6-7 warp threads per cm.)
Accession Number: 1998.205
Drop-front desk (secrétaire à abattant or secrétaire en cabinet)
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1776
Medium: Oak veneered with tulipwood, amaranth, holly, and sycamore; six Sèvres soft-paste porcelain plaques and two painted tin plaques; gilt bronze mounts; marble shelves; moiré silk
Accession Number: 1976.155.110
Small desk with folding top (bureau brisé)
Marquetry by Alexandre-Jean Oppenordt
(Dutch, 1639–1715, active France)
Date: ca. 1685
Medium: Oak, pine, walnut veneered with ebony, rosewood, and marquetry of tortoiseshell and engraved brass; gilt bronze and steel
Accession Number: 1986.365.3
Hercules and Achelous
Attributed to the Master of the Martyrdom of St. Sebastian
(Austrian)
Date: probably mid-17th century
Medium: Ivory
Accession Number: 1982.60.129
Sabine Houdon (1787–1836)
Jean Antoine Houdon
(French, Versailles 1741–1828 Paris)
Date: 1788
Medium: White marble on gray marble socle
Accession Number: 50.145.66
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Medium: Carved, painted, and gilded oak
Accession Number: 63.228.1
Pan
Andrea Briosco, called Riccio
(Italian, Trent 1470–1532 Padua)
Date: ca. 1510–20
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 1982.45
Monumental vase
Georges Hoentschel
(French, Paris 1855–1915 Paris)
Date: 1899–1900
Medium: Glazed stoneware
Accession Number: 2007.27
The Deluge
Valentin Bousch
(French, active 1514–41, died 1541)
Date: 1531
Medium: Glass, painted and stained
Accession Number: 17.40.2a–r
Lion (one of a pair)
Meissen Manufactory
(German, 1710–present)
Date: ca. 1732
Medium: Hard-paste porcelain
Accession Number: 1988.294.1
Wine-bottle cooler (seau à bouteille)
Vincennes Manufactory
(French, ca. 1740–1756)
Date: 1753
Medium: Soft-paste porcelain
Accession Number: 1970.230.4
Henri d'Albret (1503–55), King of Navarre
Léonard Limosin
(ca. 1505–1575/1577)
Date: 1556
Medium: Enamel, painted on copper and partly gilded
Accession Number: 49.7.108
Shrine
Matthias Walbaum
(Kiel, Germany 1554–1632 Augsburg, active Augsburg 1579–1632)
Date: 1598–1600
Medium: Ebony, silver, silver gilt, gouache on parchment
Accession Number: 17.190.823
Ewer
Medici, Florence
Date: ca. 1575–87
Medium: Soft-paste porcelain
Accession Number: 17.190.2045
Ugolino and His Sons
Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux
(French, Valenciennes 1827–1875 Courbevoie)
Date: 1865–67
Medium: Saint-Béat marble
Accession Number: 67.250
Seasons and Elements (Air) (set of four)
Attributed to Charles Le Brun
(French, Paris 1619–1690 Paris)
Date: ca. 1683
Medium: Canvas; silk, wool, and metal-thread embroidery in tent stitch (316 stitches per sq. inch, 49 stitches per sq. cm.)
Accession Number: 46.43.4
Dish depicting a virgin and a unicorn
Date: probably ca. 1486–88
Medium: Tin-glazed earthenware (maiolica)
Accession Number: 46.85.30
Toilet set in original leather case
Fourteen identified German
(Augsburg) goldsmiths and other German artisans; Japanese (Imari) porcelain maker
Date: ca. 1743–45
Medium: Gilt silver, hard-paste porcelain, cut glass, walnut, carved and partially gilt coniferous wood, blind-tooled and partially gilt leather, partially gilt steel and iron, textiles, moiré paper, hog's bristle
Accession Number: 2005.364.1a–d–.48
Verdures du Vatican (set of two)
Jean Démosthène Dugourc
(French, Versailles 1749–1825 Paris)
Date: ca. 1799
Medium: Woven silk and metal thread with applied silk and chenille embroidery
Accession Number: 2006.519a, b
Ewer
Date: ca. 1550
Medium: Lead-glazed earthenware inlaid with slip, with molded ornament
Accession Number: 17.190.1740
Potpourri vase (pot-pourri gondole)
Sèvres Manufactory
(French, 1740–present)
Date: 1756–57
Medium: Soft-paste porcelain
Accession Number: 58.75.88a–c
Perseus with the Head of Medusa
Antonio Canova
(Italian, Possagno 1757–1822 Venice)
Date: 1804–6
Medium: Marble
Accession Number: 67.110.1
Coin cabinet
Designed by Charles Percier
(French, Paris 1764–1838 Paris)
Date: ca. 1809–19
Medium: Mahogany, applied and inlaid silver
Accession Number: 26.168.77
The Intoxication of Wine
Clodion
(Claude Michel) (French, Nancy 1738–1814 Paris)
Date: ca. 1780–90
Medium: Terracotta
Accession Number: 14.40.687
Commode à vantaux
David Roentgen
(German, Herrnhag 1743–1807 Wiesbaden, master 1780)
Date: ca. 1775–79 with later alterations
Accession Number: 1982.60.81
Honoré de Balzac
Auguste Rodin
(French, Paris 1840–1917 Meudon)
Date: probably 1891
Accession Number: 12.11.1
Saint John the Baptist
Juan Martínez Montañés
(Spanish, Alcalá la Real 1568–1649 Seville)
Date: ca. 1620–30
Accession Number: 63.40
The Farnese Table
Desgined by Jacopo [Giacomo] Barozzi da Vignola
(Italian, Vignola 1507–1573 Rome)
Date: ca. 1569
Accession Number: 58.57a–d
The Backgammon Players
Philip Webb
(British, Oxford 1831–1915 West Sussex)
Date: 1861
Accession Number: 26.54
Commode
André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1710–20
Accession Number: 1982.60.82
The Triumph of Fame
Date: ca. 1502–4
Accession Number: 1998.205
Drop-front desk (secrétaire à abattant or secrétaire en cabinet)
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1776
Accession Number: 1976.155.110
Small desk with folding top (bureau brisé)
Marquetry by Alexandre-Jean Oppenordt
(Dutch, 1639–1715, active France)
Date: ca. 1685
Accession Number: 1986.365.3
Hercules and Achelous
Attributed to the Master of the Martyrdom of St. Sebastian
(Austrian)
Date: probably mid-17th century
Accession Number: 1982.60.129
Sabine Houdon (1787–1836)
Jean Antoine Houdon
(French, Versailles 1741–1828 Paris)
Date: 1788
Accession Number: 50.145.66
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Accession Number: 63.228.1
Pan
Andrea Briosco, called Riccio
(Italian, Trent 1470–1532 Padua)
Date: ca. 1510–20
Accession Number: 1982.45
Monumental vase
Georges Hoentschel
(French, Paris 1855–1915 Paris)
Date: 1899–1900
Accession Number: 2007.27
The Deluge
Valentin Bousch
(French, active 1514–41, died 1541)
Date: 1531
Accession Number: 17.40.2a–r
Lion (one of a pair)
Meissen Manufactory
(German, 1710–present)
Date: ca. 1732
Accession Number: 1988.294.1
Wine-bottle cooler (seau à bouteille)
Vincennes Manufactory
(French, ca. 1740–1756)
Date: 1753
Accession Number: 1970.230.4
Henri d'Albret (1503–55), King of Navarre
Léonard Limosin
(ca. 1505–1575/1577)
Date: 1556
Accession Number: 49.7.108
Shrine
Matthias Walbaum
(Kiel, Germany 1554–1632 Augsburg, active Augsburg 1579–1632)
Date: 1598–1600
Accession Number: 17.190.823
Ewer
Medici, Florence
Date: ca. 1575–87
Accession Number: 17.190.2045
Ugolino and His Sons
Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux
(French, Valenciennes 1827–1875 Courbevoie)
Date: 1865–67
Accession Number: 67.250
Seasons and Elements (Air) (set of four)
Attributed to Charles Le Brun
(French, Paris 1619–1690 Paris)
Date: ca. 1683
Accession Number: 46.43.4
Dish depicting a virgin and a unicorn
Date: probably ca. 1486–88
Accession Number: 46.85.30
Toilet set in original leather case
Fourteen identified German
(Augsburg) goldsmiths and other German artisans; Japanese (Imari) porcelain maker
Date: ca. 1743–45
Accession Number: 2005.364.1a–d–.48
Verdures du Vatican (set of two)
Jean Démosthène Dugourc
(French, Versailles 1749–1825 Paris)
Date: ca. 1799
Accession Number: 2006.519a, b
Ewer
Date: ca. 1550
Accession Number: 17.190.1740
Potpourri vase (pot-pourri gondole)
Sèvres Manufactory
(French, 1740–present)
Date: 1756–57
Accession Number: 58.75.88a–c
Perseus with the Head of Medusa
Antonio Canova
(Italian, Possagno 1757–1822 Venice)
Date: 1804–6
Accession Number: 67.110.1
Coin cabinet
Designed by Charles Percier
(French, Paris 1764–1838 Paris)
Date: ca. 1809–19
Accession Number: 26.168.77
The Intoxication of Wine
Clodion
(Claude Michel) (French, Nancy 1738–1814 Paris)
Date: ca. 1780–90
Accession Number: 14.40.687
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