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France x A.D. 1600–1800 x
A Gathering at Woods' Edge
Jean Honoré Fragonard
(French, Grasse 1732–1806 Paris)
Date: 1761–73
Medium: Red chalk
Accession Number: 1995.101
Wine-bottle cooler (seau à bouteille)
Vincennes Manufactory
(French, ca. 1740–1756)
Date: 1753
Medium: Soft-paste porcelain
Accession Number: 1970.230.4
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
Soap Bubbles
Jean Siméon Chardin
(French, Paris 1699–1779 Paris)
Date: ca. 1733–34
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 49.24
Guitar
attributed to Jean-Baptiste Voboam
Date: 1697
Medium: Spruce, tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl, ivory, ebony
Accession Number: 1989.147
Dish: The Destruction of the Hosts of Pharoah
Master IC
(probably Jean Court) (French, Limoges, active 1614–1627)
Date: probably early 17th century
Medium: Painted enamel on copper, partly gilt.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1232
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Cabris, Grasse
Date: ca. 1774, with later additions
Medium: Carved, painted, and gilded oak
Accession Number: 1972.276.1
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
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
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
(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
Portrait of Monsieur Aublet
Guillaume Voiriot
(French, Paris 1713–1799 Paris)
Date: ca. 1782
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 2007.442
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
The Death of Socrates
Jacques Louis David
(French, Paris 1748–1825 Brussels)
Date: 1787
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 31.45
Robe à la Française
Date: 1750–75
Medium: silk
Accession Number: C.I.54.70a, b
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
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
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
Mezzetin
Antoine Watteau
(French, Valenciennes 1684–1721 Nogent-sur-Marne)
Date: ca. 1718–20
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 34.138
Doublet
Date: early 1620s
Medium: silk
Accession Number: 1989.196
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Medium: Carved, painted, and gilded oak
Accession Number: 63.228.1
Armchair (Fauteuil à la reine) (one of a pair)
Georges Jacob
(1739–1814, master 1765)
Date: ca. 1780–85
Medium: Carved and gilded walnut; embroidered silk satin
Accession Number: 58.75.25
La Crainte des Traits de l'Amour
Jean-Louis Lemoyne
(French, 1665–1755)
Date: 1739–40
Medium: Marble
Accession Number: 67.197
Ensemble
Date: ca. 1790
Medium: a) silk; b,c) silk, linen
Accession Number: 2003.45a–c
Suit
Date: 1774–92
Medium: silk
Accession Number: C.I.61.13.2a–c
Coffeepot
François Thomas Germain
(French, Paris 1726–1791 Paris, master 1748)
Date: 1757
Medium: Silver with ebony handle
Accession Number: 33.165.1
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
Robe à l'Anglaise
Date: 1785–87
Medium: silk
Accession Number: C.I.66.39a, b
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
A Gathering at Woods' Edge
Jean Honoré Fragonard
(French, Grasse 1732–1806 Paris)
Date: 1761–73
Accession Number: 1995.101
Wine-bottle cooler (seau à bouteille)
Vincennes Manufactory
(French, ca. 1740–1756)
Date: 1753
Accession Number: 1970.230.4
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
Soap Bubbles
Jean Siméon Chardin
(French, Paris 1699–1779 Paris)
Date: ca. 1733–34
Accession Number: 49.24
Guitar
attributed to Jean-Baptiste Voboam
Date: 1697
Accession Number: 1989.147
Dish: The Destruction of the Hosts of Pharoah
Master IC
(probably Jean Court) (French, Limoges, active 1614–1627)
Date: probably early 17th century
Accession Number: 1975.1.1232
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Cabris, Grasse
Date: ca. 1774, with later additions
Accession Number: 1972.276.1
Madame de Wailly, née Adélaïde-Flore Belleville (1765–1838)
Augustin Pajou
(French, Paris 1730–1809 Paris)
Date: 1789
Accession Number: 56.105
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
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
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(1721–1763)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
Portrait of Monsieur Aublet
Guillaume Voiriot
(French, Paris 1713–1799 Paris)
Date: ca. 1782
Accession Number: 2007.442
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
The Death of Socrates
Jacques Louis David
(French, Paris 1748–1825 Brussels)
Date: 1787
Accession Number: 31.45
Robe à la Française
Date: 1750–75
Accession Number: C.I.54.70a, b
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
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire)
Jean Henri Riesener
(French, Gladebeck, near Hessen 1734–1806 Paris)
Date: 1783
Accession Number: 20.155.11
Secretary
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1781–85
Accession Number: 1975.1.2026
Mezzetin
Antoine Watteau
(French, Valenciennes 1684–1721 Nogent-sur-Marne)
Date: ca. 1718–20
Accession Number: 34.138
Doublet
Date: early 1620s
Accession Number: 1989.196
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Accession Number: 63.228.1
Armchair (Fauteuil à la reine) (one of a pair)
Georges Jacob
(1739–1814, master 1765)
Date: ca. 1780–85
Accession Number: 58.75.25
La Crainte des Traits de l'Amour
Jean-Louis Lemoyne
(French, 1665–1755)
Date: 1739–40
Accession Number: 67.197
Ensemble
Date: ca. 1790
Accession Number: 2003.45a–c
Suit
Date: 1774–92
Accession Number: C.I.61.13.2a–c
Coffeepot
François Thomas Germain
(French, Paris 1726–1791 Paris, master 1748)
Date: 1757
Accession Number: 33.165.1
Writing table (bureau plat)
Gilles Joubert
(French, ca. 1689–1775)
Date: 1759
Accession Number: 1973.315.1
Robe à l'Anglaise
Date: 1785–87
Accession Number: C.I.66.39a, b
Watch
Jacques Goullons
(French, active Paris, 1626–died 1671)
Date: ca. 1645–48
Accession Number: 1975.1.1244
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