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France x A.D. 1600–1800 x
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Medium: Carved, painted, and gilded oak
Accession Number: 63.228.1
Transverse Flute
Garion
(French)
Date: ca. 1720–40
Medium: Rosewood, ivory, silver
Accession Number: 2005.365
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
The Lute Player
Valentin de Boulogne
(French, 1591–1632)
Date: ca. 1626
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 2008.459
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 Toilette of Venus
François Boucher
(French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris)
Date: 1751
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 20.155.9
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
Suit
Date: 1774–92
Medium: silk
Accession Number: C.I.61.13.2a–c
Wine-bottle cooler (seau à bouteille)
Vincennes Manufactory
(French, ca. 1740–1756)
Date: 1753
Medium: Soft-paste porcelain
Accession Number: 1970.230.4
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
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
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
Musette de Cour
Unknown
Date: ca. 1700
Medium: Leather, ivory, silk, wood, silver, iron
Accession Number: 2003.63a–d
Ensemble
Date: ca. 1790
Medium: a) silk; b,c) silk, linen
Accession Number: 2003.45a–c
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
Coffeepot
François Thomas Germain
(French, Paris 1726–1791 Paris, master 1748)
Date: 1757
Medium: Silver with ebony handle
Accession Number: 33.165.1
Seated Woman
Antoine Watteau
(French, Valenciennes 1684–1721 Nogent-sur-Marne)
Date: 1716–1717
Medium: Black, red and white chalk
Accession Number: 1975.1.763
Mezzetin
Antoine Watteau
(French, Valenciennes 1684–1721 Nogent-sur-Marne)
Date: ca. 1718–20
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 34.138
Encyclopedie, ou, Dictionnaire raisonne des sciences, des arts et des metiers
Denis Diderot
(French, 1713–1784)
Date: 1751–65
Medium: Printed books
Accession Number: 014 En15 Q
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
Portrait of Monsieur Aublet
Guillaume Voiriot
(French, Paris 1713–1799 Paris)
Date: ca. 1782
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 2007.442
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
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
A Gathering at Woods' Edge
Jean Honoré Fragonard
(French, Grasse 1732–1806 Paris)
Date: 1761–73
Medium: Red chalk
Accession Number: 1995.101
Soap Bubbles
Jean Siméon Chardin
(French, Paris 1699–1779 Paris)
Date: ca. 1733–34
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 49.24
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
Ensemble
Date: ca. 1730
Medium: (a) wool; (b) silk; (a, b) metallic thread
Accession Number: 2004.411a, b
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
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
Winter
Jean Antoine Houdon
(French, Versailles 1741–1828 Paris)
Date: 1787
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 62.55
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Accession Number: 63.228.1
Transverse Flute
Garion
(French)
Date: ca. 1720–40
Accession Number: 2005.365
Writing table (bureau plat)
Gilles Joubert
(French, ca. 1689–1775)
Date: 1759
Accession Number: 1973.315.1
The Lute Player
Valentin de Boulogne
(French, 1591–1632)
Date: ca. 1626
Accession Number: 2008.459
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Accession Number: 20.155.11
The Toilette of Venus
François Boucher
(French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris)
Date: 1751
Accession Number: 20.155.9
The Fortune Teller
Georges de La Tour
(French, Vic-sur-Seille 1593–1653 Lunéville)
Date: probably 1630s
Accession Number: 60.30
Suit
Date: 1774–92
Accession Number: C.I.61.13.2a–c
Wine-bottle cooler (seau à bouteille)
Vincennes Manufactory
(French, ca. 1740–1756)
Date: 1753
Accession Number: 1970.230.4
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
Head of a Man
Antoine Watteau
(French, Valenciennes 1684–1721 Nogent-sur-Marne)
Date: ca. 1718
Accession Number: 37.165.107
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
Musette de Cour
Unknown
Date: ca. 1700
Accession Number: 2003.63a–d
Ensemble
Date: ca. 1790
Accession Number: 2003.45a–c
Queen Esther Approaching the Palace of Ahasuerus
Claude Lorrain
(Claude Gellée) (French, Chamagne 1604/5?–1682 Rome)
Date: 1658
Accession Number: 1997.156
Coffeepot
François Thomas Germain
(French, Paris 1726–1791 Paris, master 1748)
Date: 1757
Accession Number: 33.165.1
Seated Woman
Antoine Watteau
(French, Valenciennes 1684–1721 Nogent-sur-Marne)
Date: 1716–1717
Accession Number: 1975.1.763
Mezzetin
Antoine Watteau
(French, Valenciennes 1684–1721 Nogent-sur-Marne)
Date: ca. 1718–20
Accession Number: 34.138
Encyclopedie, ou, Dictionnaire raisonne des sciences, des arts et des metiers
Denis Diderot
(French, 1713–1784)
Date: 1751–65
Accession Number: 014 En15 Q
Secretary
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1781–85
Accession Number: 1975.1.2026
Portrait of Monsieur Aublet
Guillaume Voiriot
(French, Paris 1713–1799 Paris)
Date: ca. 1782
Accession Number: 2007.442
The Abduction of the Sabine Women
Nicolas Poussin
(French, Les Andelys 1594–1665 Rome)
Date: probably 1633–34
Accession Number: 46.160
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
A Gathering at Woods' Edge
Jean Honoré Fragonard
(French, Grasse 1732–1806 Paris)
Date: 1761–73
Accession Number: 1995.101
Soap Bubbles
Jean Siméon Chardin
(French, Paris 1699–1779 Paris)
Date: ca. 1733–34
Accession Number: 49.24
Commode
André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1710–20
Accession Number: 1982.60.82
Ensemble
Date: ca. 1730
Accession Number: 2004.411a, b
Blind Orion Searching for the Rising Sun
Nicolas Poussin
(French, Les Andelys 1594–1665 Rome)
Date: 1658
Accession Number: 24.45.1
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
Winter
Jean Antoine Houdon
(French, Versailles 1741–1828 Paris)
Date: 1787
Accession Number: 62.55
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