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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 524
One of a set of four roundels made for the Halle aux Draps (Draper's Hall), a 12th-centry building renovated under Louis XVI. The enframement of sunflower and laurel is possibly by Roland, since it accords well with his gilt wood panels with eagles and garlands made for the Château de Bagatelle in 1776 (see 07.225.17a, b).
Signature: Roland.f.1787 (On tranche of bust)
[ sale, Christie's, Monaco , June 18, 1989, no. 177 ] ; Bernard Baruch Steinitz (until 1990; sold to MMA)
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