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56 records
France x A.D. 1600–1800 x
Wine-bottle cooler (seau à bouteille)
Vincennes Manufactory
(French, ca. 1740–1756)
Date: 1753
Medium: Soft-paste porcelain
Accession Number: 1970.230.4
Smallsword of Col. Marinus Willett (1740–1830)
C. Liger
(French, Paris, recorded 1770–93)
Date: 1785–86
Medium: Steel, silver, gold
Accession Number: 17.87.3a, b
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
Watch
Jacques Goullons
(French, active Paris, 1626–died 1671)
Date: ca. 1645–48
Medium: Case and dial of enameled gold. Hand of steel.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1244
Shoes
Date: 1690–1700
Medium: silk, leather
Accession Number: 06.1344a, b
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
The Lute Player
Valentin de Boulogne
(French, 1591–1632)
Date: ca. 1626
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 2008.459
Head of a Man
Antoine Watteau
(French, Valenciennes 1684–1721 Nogent-sur-Marne)
Date: ca. 1718
Medium: Red and black chalk
Accession Number: 37.165.107
Potpourri vase (pot-pourri gondole)
Sèvres Manufactory
(French, 1740–present)
Date: 1756–57
Medium: Soft-paste porcelain
Accession Number: 58.75.88a–c
Suit
Date: 1774–92
Medium: silk
Accession Number: C.I.61.13.2a–c
Musette de Cour
Unknown
Date: ca. 1700
Medium: Leather, ivory, silk, wood, silver, iron
Accession Number: 2003.63a–d
Robe à la Française
Date: 1750–75
Medium: silk
Accession Number: C.I.54.70a, b
Guitar
attributed to Jean-Baptiste Voboam
Date: 1697
Medium: Spruce, tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl, ivory, ebony
Accession Number: 1989.147
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
Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier (1743–1794) and His Wife (Marie-Anne-Pierrette Paulze, 1758–1836)
Jacques Louis David
(French, Paris 1748–1825 Brussels)
Date: 1788
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 1977.10
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
Winter
Jean Antoine Houdon
(French, Versailles 1741–1828 Paris)
Date: 1787
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 62.55
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
Broken Eggs
Jean-Baptiste Greuze
(French, Tournus 1725–1805 Paris)
Date: 1756
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 20.155.8
Encyclopedie, ou, Dictionnaire raisonne des sciences, des arts et des metiers
Author: Denis Diderot
(French, 1713–1784)
Date: 1751–1765
Medium: Printed books
Accession Number: 014 En15 Q
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(1721–1763)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Medium: Oak veneered with mahogany, kingwood, and tulipwood, with marquetry of mahogany, rosewood, holly, and various other woods; gilt-bronze mounts; imitation Japanese lacquer; replaced silk
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
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
Jacket
Date: ca. 1785
Medium: silk, linen
Accession Number: 1998.253.1
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
The Intoxication of Wine
Clodion
(Claude Michel) (French, Nancy 1738–1814 Paris)
Date: ca. 1780–90
Medium: Terracotta
Accession Number: 14.40.687
Blind Orion Searching for the Rising Sun
Nicolas Poussin
(French, Les Andelys 1594–1665 Rome)
Date: 1658
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 24.45.1
Ensemble
Date: ca. 1790
Medium: a) silk; b,c) silk, linen
Accession Number: 2003.45a–c
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
The Death of Socrates
Jacques Louis David
(French, Paris 1748–1825 Brussels)
Date: 1787
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 31.45
Wine-bottle cooler (seau à bouteille)
Vincennes Manufactory
(French, ca. 1740–1756)
Date: 1753
Accession Number: 1970.230.4
Smallsword of Col. Marinus Willett (1740–1830)
C. Liger
(French, Paris, recorded 1770–93)
Date: 1785–86
Accession Number: 17.87.3a, b
Commode
André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1710–20
Accession Number: 1982.60.82
Watch
Jacques Goullons
(French, active Paris, 1626–died 1671)
Date: ca. 1645–48
Accession Number: 1975.1.1244
Shoes
Date: 1690–1700
Accession Number: 06.1344a, b
The Abduction of the Sabine Women
Nicolas Poussin
(French, Les Andelys 1594–1665 Rome)
Date: probably 1633–34
Accession Number: 46.160
The Lute Player
Valentin de Boulogne
(French, 1591–1632)
Date: ca. 1626
Accession Number: 2008.459
Head of a Man
Antoine Watteau
(French, Valenciennes 1684–1721 Nogent-sur-Marne)
Date: ca. 1718
Accession Number: 37.165.107
Potpourri vase (pot-pourri gondole)
Sèvres Manufactory
(French, 1740–present)
Date: 1756–57
Accession Number: 58.75.88a–c
Suit
Date: 1774–92
Accession Number: C.I.61.13.2a–c
Musette de Cour
Unknown
Date: ca. 1700
Accession Number: 2003.63a–d
Robe à la Française
Date: 1750–75
Accession Number: C.I.54.70a, b
Guitar
attributed to Jean-Baptiste Voboam
Date: 1697
Accession Number: 1989.147
Secretary
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1781–85
Accession Number: 1975.1.2026
Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier (1743–1794) and His Wife (Marie-Anne-Pierrette Paulze, 1758–1836)
Jacques Louis David
(French, Paris 1748–1825 Brussels)
Date: 1788
Accession Number: 1977.10
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
Winter
Jean Antoine Houdon
(French, Versailles 1741–1828 Paris)
Date: 1787
Accession Number: 62.55
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
Broken Eggs
Jean-Baptiste Greuze
(French, Tournus 1725–1805 Paris)
Date: 1756
Accession Number: 20.155.8
Encyclopedie, ou, Dictionnaire raisonne des sciences, des arts et des metiers
Author: Denis Diderot
(French, 1713–1784)
Date: 1751–1765
Accession Number: 014 En15 Q
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(1721–1763)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
The Fortune Teller
Georges de La Tour
(French, Vic-sur-Seille 1593–1653 Lunéville)
Date: probably 1630s
Accession Number: 60.30
Jacket
Date: ca. 1785
Accession Number: 1998.253.1
Queen Esther Approaching the Palace of Ahasuerus
Claude Lorrain
(Claude Gellée) (French, Chamagne 1604/5?–1682 Rome)
Date: 1658
Accession Number: 1997.156
The Intoxication of Wine
Clodion
(Claude Michel) (French, Nancy 1738–1814 Paris)
Date: ca. 1780–90
Accession Number: 14.40.687
Blind Orion Searching for the Rising Sun
Nicolas Poussin
(French, Les Andelys 1594–1665 Rome)
Date: 1658
Accession Number: 24.45.1
Ensemble
Date: ca. 1790
Accession Number: 2003.45a–c
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
The Death of Socrates
Jacques Louis David
(French, Paris 1748–1825 Brussels)
Date: 1787
Accession Number: 31.45
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