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Abraham and David Roentgen were renowned German cabinetmakers whose workshop was famed throughout Europe for its exquisite marquetry work and complex mechanical devices. Lavishly embellished and expertly crafted, the Apollo clock is one of the best-known pieces of Roentgen furniture.
This clock, from Roentgen-Museum, Neuwied, is featured in the exhibition Extravagant Inventions: The Princely Furniture of the Roentgens (on view October 30, 2012–January 27, 2013).
David Roentgen: Long-Case Clock
The Roentgens' Berlin Secretary Cabinet
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Rolltop Desk by David Roentgen: Demonstration
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Rolltop Desk by David Roentgen: Animation
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Portrait of a Cleric
Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington (1769-1852)
Marie Thérèse Charlotte, Duchesse d'Angoulême
Portrait of a Gentleman
Portrait of an Unknown Man
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Inscription: George Sand./d'après nature
(Written in ink on paper covering back)
[This does not, however, resemble any of the portraits of George Sand with which it has been compared]
Mr. Fance Thompson (until 1916; sale, Anderson Galleries, December 16, 1916; sold to Mary Martin)
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