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Five-fold screen

Artist:
Panels attributed to Jean Jacques François Le Barbier (French, Rouen 1738–1826 Paris)
Date:
panels ca. 1790, frame 19th century
Culture:
French
Medium:
Panels: oil and canvas; frame: gilt wood; lining: silk taffeta
Dimensions:
Overall (each panel): 71 × 22 1/8 × 1 1/4 in. (180.3 × 56.2 × 3.2 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Claus von Bülow Gift, 1978
Accession Number:
1978.406
Not on view
Related to the scenes on the tapestry chair backs associated with the four tapestry wall hangings "Le Quatre Parties du Monde". See also 1978.404.1–.18.
[ E. V. Thaw & Co. , New York, until 1978; sold to MMA ]
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