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First and Second Empire Styles in Nineteenth-Century European Art

European Art in the Nineteenth Century, Empire Style

Works of Art (32)

Armchair, ca. 1828, Karl Friedrich Schinkel (German), Gilded mountain ash, brass (1996.30)
Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord (1754–1838), Prince de Bénévent, 1817, Pierre Paul Prud'hon (French), Oil on canvas (1994.190)
Cheval glass (psyche), ca. 1810–14, François-Honoré-Georges Jacob-Desmalter (French), Amboyna on oak with gilt-bronze mounts (24.230)
Coin cabinet, ca. 1809–19, Probably by François-Honoré-Georges Jacob-Desmalter (French); silver mounts by Martin-Guillaume Biennais (French); designed by Charles Percier (French); decoration after drawings by Baron Dominique Vivant-Denon (French), Mahogany, silver (26.168.77)
Court suit, late 18th–early 19th century, French, Blue patterned velvet embroidered in gold and silver metallic threads, blue and white silk threads (1983.384.1a-c)
Court train (manteau de cour), ca. 1809, French, Red cut silk-velvet embroidered with gold metallic thread (32.35.10)
Desk (secrétaire), ca. 1804–15, French, Amboyna on pine with gilt-bronze mounts (23.147.1)
Desk chair (fauteuil de bureau), French, Mahogany, gilt bronze, satin-velvet upholstery (voided, green and red) (07.225.53)
Double-Barrel Percussion Shotgun, 1866, Made by J.C.A. Brun; Designed by Fannières Brothers; Engraved by Tissot, French; Paris, Steel, walnut, gold (1993.415)
Dress (open robe), 1795, English, Silk, cotton,(C.I.37.46.1)
The Empress Eugénie (Eugénie de Montijo, 1826–1920, Condesa de Teba), 1854, Franz Xaver Winterhalter (German), Oil on canvas (1978.403)
Evening dress, 1812–14, French, Silk (37.116a–c)

Dress, ca. 1820, British, Silk (1985.222.2a,b)
Fruit or flower basket, 1823, Sèvres Manufactory (French); Designer: Louis Martin Berthault (French); Designer: Pierre-Louis Micaud (French), Hard-paste porcelain (1985.119)
Madame Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, later Princesse de Bénévent (née Noël-Catherine Verlée, 1761–1835), ca. 1808, François Gérard, called Baron Gérard (French), Oil on canvas (2002.31)
Minerva Protecting the Young King of Rome, 1811, Joseph-Antoine Romagnési (French), Plaster, painted to resemble yellowish stone; green marbleized wood (frame only) (27.191.2)
Pair of candelabra, ca. 1810–15, Pierre-Philippe Thomire (French), Bronze-gilt (26.256.2,.3)
Plate, 1808, Sèvres Manufactory (French); Decorated by Pierre André Le Guay (French); gilded by Joseph-Léopold Weydinger (French), Hard-paste porcelain (1987.224)
Princesse de Broglie, 1851–53, Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (French), Oil on canvas (1975.1.186)
Robert Fulton (1765–1815), ca. 1803, Jean Antoine Houdon (French), France (Paris), Painted plaster (1989.329)
Snuffbox, ca. 1815, Maker: Gabriel-Raoul Morel (French); School of Jean-Baptiste Isabey (French) and possibly Madame Aimée-Zoë Lizinka de Mirbel (French), Gold, ivory (17.190.1114)
Table, 1834, Royal Porcelain Manufactory, Berlin; Possibly designed by Karl Friedrich Schinkel (German); Decorator: August von Kloeber (German) and Gottfried Wilhelm Voelker (German), Hard-paste porcelain and gilt bronze (2000.189)
Table, ca. 1775–80, Italian (Rome), Wood, carved, painted, and partly gilded; replaced green-black granite top (41.188)
Tapestry: Portrait of Napoleon I, 1808–11, After a painting by Baron François-Pascal-Simon Gérard (French); Gobelins Royal Manufactory; Workshop of Michel Henri Cozette (French), High-warp tapestry of wool, silk, and silver-gilt thread (43.99)
Toile de Jouy: Les monuments d'Égypte, ca. 1808, Manufacture de Jouy (French); Designer: Jean-Baptiste Huet I (French), after a drawing by Louis François Cassas (French), Roller-printed cotton (X.404)
Tray (plateau), 1813, Sèvres Manufactory (French); Decorator (figural): Étienne Charles Le Guay (French); Decorator (ornamental): Jacques-Nicolas Sisson (or Sinsson) (French), Hard-paste porcelain (56.29.1-8)
Tureen, 1794–1814, Maker: Martin-Guillaume Biennais (French); Designer: Charles Percier (French); Designer: Pierre François Léonard Fontaine (French), Silver gilt (34.17.1a-c)
Two dresses, ca. 1810, French, White cotton (07.146.5)
Upright secretary (secrétaire à abattant), ca. 1786–87, Maker: Guillaume Beneman (French) (1971.206.17)
Vase, 1819, Pierre Philippe Thomire (French), Malachite, gilt-bronze, and bronze (44.152a,b)
The Victory of the Maréchal de Villars at Denain, 1806, modified 1818, Louis Simon Boizot (French); cast by Pierre Phillipe Thomire (French)

Bronze (1978.55)
Washstand (athénienne or lavabo), 1804–14, Design attributed to Charles Percier (French); mounts attributed to Martin-Guillaume Biennais (French), Yew wood, gilt bronze (26.256.1)
Yellow gros de Tours with anemones and lilacs, 1811, Jean-Pierre Séguin (Séguin et Cie), Lyon, France, Brocaded silk (28.28.1)