Allegory of the Fine Arts


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An allegory of the arts of drawing and painting, this shaped plaquette may have come from a piece of furniture by the cabinetmaker Jean-Henri Riesener (1734-1806) who worked frequently for Queen Marie Antoinette and for other members of the French court.

Allegory of the Fine Arts, Gilt bronze, French

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