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France x A.D. 1600–1800 x
Writing table (bureau plat)
Gilles Joubert
(French, ca. 1689–1775)
Date: 1759
Medium: Lacquered oak, gilt-bronze mounts, lined with modern leather
Accession Number: 1973.315.1
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
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
Model for a Proposed Monument to Commemorate the Invention of the Balloon
Clodion
(Claude Michel) (French, Nancy 1738–1814 Paris)
Date: ca. 1784
Medium: Terracotta
Accession Number: 44.21a, b
The Trojan Women Setting Fire to Their Fleet
Claude Lorrain
(Claude Gellée) (French, Chamagne 1604/5?–1682 Rome)
Date: ca. 1643
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 55.119
Robe à l'Anglaise
Date: 1785–87
Medium: silk
Accession Number: C.I.66.39a, b
Musette de Cour
Unknown
Date: ca. 1700
Medium: Leather, ivory, silk, wood, silver, iron
Accession Number: 2003.63a–d
Wine-bottle cooler (seau à bouteille)
Vincennes Manufactory
(French, ca. 1740–1756)
Date: 1753
Medium: Soft-paste porcelain
Accession Number: 1970.230.4
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
Jacket
Date: ca. 1785
Medium: silk, linen
Accession Number: 1998.253.1
Ensemble
Date: ca. 1730
Medium: (a) wool; (b) silk; (a, b) metallic thread
Accession Number: 2004.411a, b
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Cabris, Grasse
Date: ca. 1774, with later additions
Medium: Carved, painted, and gilded oak
Accession Number: 1972.276.1
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Medium: Oak veneered with ebony and 17th-century Japanese lacquer; interiors veneered with tulipwood, amaranth, holly, and ebonized holly; gilt-bronze mounts; marble top; velvet (not original)
Accession Number: 20.155.11
The Love Letter
Jean Honoré Fragonard
(French, Grasse 1732–1806 Paris)
Date: early 1770s
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 49.7.49
Queen Esther Approaching the Palace of Ahasuerus
Claude Lorrain
(Claude Gellée) (French, Chamagne 1604/5?–1682 Rome)
Date: 1658
Medium: Pen and brown ink; brown wash over black chalk; heightened with white
Accession Number: 1997.156
Armor of Infante Luis, Prince of Asturias (1707–1724)
Signature probably refers to Jean Drouart
(French, Paris, died before October 1715)
Date: dated 1712
Medium: Steel, blued and gilt; gilt brass, silk, cotton, metallic yarn, paper
Accession Number: 1989.3
Secretary
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1781–85
Medium: Oak veneered with tulipwood, amaranth, holly, ebonized holly, and other marquetry wood; brass; green-colored metal; gilt-bronze mounts; marble top. Soft paste porcelain plaques from the Sèvres Manufactory.
Accession Number: 1975.1.2026
The Fortune Teller
Georges de La Tour
(French, Vic-sur-Seille 1593–1653 Lunéville)
Date: probably 1630s
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 60.30
Doublet
Date: early 1620s
Medium: silk
Accession Number: 1989.196
Armchair (Fauteuil à la reine) (one of a pair)
Georges Jacob
(French, 1739–1814, master 1765)
Date: ca. 1780–85
Medium: Carved and gilded walnut; embroidered silk satin
Accession Number: 58.75.25
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 Intoxication of Wine
Clodion
(Claude Michel) (French, Nancy 1738–1814 Paris)
Date: ca. 1780–90
Medium: Terracotta
Accession Number: 14.40.687
Broken Eggs
Jean-Baptiste Greuze
(French, Tournus 1725–1805 Paris)
Date: 1756
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 20.155.8
The Abduction of the Sabine Women
Nicolas Poussin
(French, Les Andelys 1594–1665 Rome)
Date: probably 1633–34
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 46.160
Portrait of Monsieur Aublet
Guillaume Voiriot
(French, Paris 1713–1799 Paris)
Date: ca. 1782
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 2007.442
The Toilette of Venus
François Boucher
(French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris)
Date: 1751
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 20.155.9
Suit
Date: 1774–92
Medium: silk
Accession Number: C.I.61.13.2a–c
Madame de Wailly, née Adélaïde-Flore Belleville (1765–1838)
Augustin Pajou
(French, Paris 1730–1809 Paris)
Date: 1789
Medium: Bust: marble; base: grey marble
Accession Number: 56.105
Soap Bubbles
Jean Siméon Chardin
(French, Paris 1699–1779 Paris)
Date: ca. 1733–34
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 49.24
Writing table (bureau plat)
Gilles Joubert
(French, ca. 1689–1775)
Date: 1759
Accession Number: 1973.315.1
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
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
Model for a Proposed Monument to Commemorate the Invention of the Balloon
Clodion
(Claude Michel) (French, Nancy 1738–1814 Paris)
Date: ca. 1784
Accession Number: 44.21a, b
The Trojan Women Setting Fire to Their Fleet
Claude Lorrain
(Claude Gellée) (French, Chamagne 1604/5?–1682 Rome)
Date: ca. 1643
Accession Number: 55.119
Robe à l'Anglaise
Date: 1785–87
Accession Number: C.I.66.39a, b
Musette de Cour
Unknown
Date: ca. 1700
Accession Number: 2003.63a–d
Wine-bottle cooler (seau à bouteille)
Vincennes Manufactory
(French, ca. 1740–1756)
Date: 1753
Accession Number: 1970.230.4
Sabine Houdon (1787–1836)
Jean Antoine Houdon
(French, Versailles 1741–1828 Paris)
Date: 1788
Accession Number: 50.145.66
Jacket
Date: ca. 1785
Accession Number: 1998.253.1
Ensemble
Date: ca. 1730
Accession Number: 2004.411a, b
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Cabris, Grasse
Date: ca. 1774, with later additions
Accession Number: 1972.276.1
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Accession Number: 20.155.11
The Love Letter
Jean Honoré Fragonard
(French, Grasse 1732–1806 Paris)
Date: early 1770s
Accession Number: 49.7.49
Queen Esther Approaching the Palace of Ahasuerus
Claude Lorrain
(Claude Gellée) (French, Chamagne 1604/5?–1682 Rome)
Date: 1658
Accession Number: 1997.156
Armor of Infante Luis, Prince of Asturias (1707–1724)
Signature probably refers to Jean Drouart
(French, Paris, died before October 1715)
Date: dated 1712
Accession Number: 1989.3
Secretary
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1781–85
Accession Number: 1975.1.2026
The Fortune Teller
Georges de La Tour
(French, Vic-sur-Seille 1593–1653 Lunéville)
Date: probably 1630s
Accession Number: 60.30
Doublet
Date: early 1620s
Accession Number: 1989.196
Armchair (Fauteuil à la reine) (one of a pair)
Georges Jacob
(French, 1739–1814, master 1765)
Date: ca. 1780–85
Accession Number: 58.75.25
Commode
André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1710–20
Accession Number: 1982.60.82
The Intoxication of Wine
Clodion
(Claude Michel) (French, Nancy 1738–1814 Paris)
Date: ca. 1780–90
Accession Number: 14.40.687
Broken Eggs
Jean-Baptiste Greuze
(French, Tournus 1725–1805 Paris)
Date: 1756
Accession Number: 20.155.8
The Abduction of the Sabine Women
Nicolas Poussin
(French, Les Andelys 1594–1665 Rome)
Date: probably 1633–34
Accession Number: 46.160
Portrait of Monsieur Aublet
Guillaume Voiriot
(French, Paris 1713–1799 Paris)
Date: ca. 1782
Accession Number: 2007.442
The Toilette of Venus
François Boucher
(French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris)
Date: 1751
Accession Number: 20.155.9
Suit
Date: 1774–92
Accession Number: C.I.61.13.2a–c
Madame de Wailly, née Adélaïde-Flore Belleville (1765–1838)
Augustin Pajou
(French, Paris 1730–1809 Paris)
Date: 1789
Accession Number: 56.105
Soap Bubbles
Jean Siméon Chardin
(French, Paris 1699–1779 Paris)
Date: ca. 1733–34
Accession Number: 49.24
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