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France x A.D. 1600–1800 x
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(French, born Germany, Heisenberg 1721–1763 Paris)
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
Ensemble
Date: ca. 1730
Medium: (a) wool; (b) silk; (a, b) metallic thread
Accession Number: 2004.411a, b
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
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
Figures françoises et comiques nouvellement inventées par M. Watteau; Figures de modes dessinées et gravées à l'eau forte par Watteau; a terminées au buin par Thomassin le fils
Antoine Watteau
(French, Valenciennes 1684–1721 Nogent-sur-Marne)
Date: 1710?-?1720
Accession Number: NE2049.5.W38 W38 1710
Mezzetin
Antoine Watteau
(French, Valenciennes 1684–1721 Nogent-sur-Marne)
Date: ca. 1718–20
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 34.138
The Love Letter
Jean Honoré Fragonard
(French, Grasse 1732–1806 Paris)
Date: early 1770s
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 49.7.49
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
Portrait of Monsieur Aublet
Guillaume Voiriot
(French, Paris 1713–1799 Paris)
Date: ca. 1782
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 2007.442
Suit
Date: 1774–92
Medium: silk
Accession Number: C.I.61.13.2a–c
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
Histoire secrette de Neron, ov, Le festin de Trimalcion, traduit de Petrone, avec des notes historiques par M. Lavaur ...
M. (Guillaume de) Lavaur
(French, 1653–1730)
Date: 1726
Accession Number: PA6558 .A5 1726
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
Seated Woman
Antoine Watteau
(French, Valenciennes 1684–1721 Nogent-sur-Marne)
Date: 1716–17
Medium: Black, red and white chalk
Accession Number: 1975.1.763
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
Ensemble
Date: ca. 1790
Medium: a) silk; b,c) silk, linen
Accession Number: 2003.45a–c
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Medium: Carved, painted, and gilded oak
Accession Number: 63.228.1
Musette de Cour
Unknown
Date: ca. 1700
Medium: Leather, ivory, silk, wood, silver, iron
Accession Number: 2003.63a–d
Anthologie françoise, ou, Chansons choisies, depuis le 13a siècle jusqu'à présent
Jean Monnet
(French, 1703–1785)
Date: 1765
Accession Number: PQ1189 .M66 1765
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
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 Fortune Teller
Georges de La Tour
(French, Vic-sur-Seille 1593–1653 Lunéville)
Date: probably 1630s
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 60.30
Robe à l'Anglaise
Date: 1785–87
Medium: silk
Accession Number: C.I.66.39a, b
Congressional Presentation Sword with Scabbard of Colonel Marinus Willett (1740–1830)
C. Liger
(French, Paris, recorded 1770–93)
Date: hallmarked for 1785–86
Medium: Steel, silver, gold
Accession Number: 17.87.3a, b
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(French, born Germany, Heisenberg 1721–1763 Paris)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
Ensemble
Date: ca. 1730
Accession Number: 2004.411a, b
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
Madame de Wailly, née Adélaïde-Flore Belleville (1765–1838)
Augustin Pajou
(French, Paris 1730–1809 Paris)
Date: 1789
Accession Number: 56.105
Figures françoises et comiques nouvellement inventées par M. Watteau; Figures de modes dessinées et gravées à l'eau forte par Watteau; a terminées au buin par Thomassin le fils
Antoine Watteau
(French, Valenciennes 1684–1721 Nogent-sur-Marne)
Date: 1710?-?1720
Accession Number: NE2049.5.W38 W38 1710
Mezzetin
Antoine Watteau
(French, Valenciennes 1684–1721 Nogent-sur-Marne)
Date: ca. 1718–20
Accession Number: 34.138
The Love Letter
Jean Honoré Fragonard
(French, Grasse 1732–1806 Paris)
Date: early 1770s
Accession Number: 49.7.49
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
Portrait of Monsieur Aublet
Guillaume Voiriot
(French, Paris 1713–1799 Paris)
Date: ca. 1782
Accession Number: 2007.442
Suit
Date: 1774–92
Accession Number: C.I.61.13.2a–c
Watch
Jacques Goullons
(French, active Paris, 1626–died 1671)
Date: ca. 1645–48
Accession Number: 1975.1.1244
Histoire secrette de Neron, ov, Le festin de Trimalcion, traduit de Petrone, avec des notes historiques par M. Lavaur ...
M. (Guillaume de) Lavaur
(French, 1653–1730)
Date: 1726
Accession Number: PA6558 .A5 1726
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Accession Number: 20.155.11
Seated Woman
Antoine Watteau
(French, Valenciennes 1684–1721 Nogent-sur-Marne)
Date: 1716–17
Accession Number: 1975.1.763
Queen Esther Approaching the Palace of Ahasuerus
Claude Lorrain (Claude Gellée)
(French, Chamagne 1604/5?–1682 Rome)
Date: 1658
Accession Number: 1997.156
Ensemble
Date: ca. 1790
Accession Number: 2003.45a–c
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Accession Number: 63.228.1
Musette de Cour
Unknown
Date: ca. 1700
Accession Number: 2003.63a–d
Anthologie françoise, ou, Chansons choisies, depuis le 13a siècle jusqu'à présent
Jean Monnet
(French, 1703–1785)
Date: 1765
Accession Number: PQ1189 .M66 1765
Secretary
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1781–85
Accession Number: 1975.1.2026
Commode
André Charles Boulle
(French, Paris 1642–1732 Paris)
Date: ca. 1710–20
Accession Number: 1982.60.82
The Fortune Teller
Georges de La Tour
(French, Vic-sur-Seille 1593–1653 Lunéville)
Date: probably 1630s
Accession Number: 60.30
Robe à l'Anglaise
Date: 1785–87
Accession Number: C.I.66.39a, b
Congressional Presentation Sword with Scabbard of Colonel Marinus Willett (1740–1830)
C. Liger
(French, Paris, recorded 1770–93)
Date: hallmarked for 1785–86
Accession Number: 17.87.3a, b
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