Design for a canape executed for the interior of the palace of the Duke Bielenski (1735). The canape is characterized by heavily patterned upholstery with a palmette motif in the center. The canape is set against a wall with mouldings in the shape of C-volutes and rocaille motifs.
Inscription: From left to right and top to bottom: 'Q'; '94'; 'J.A. Meissonnier inv.'; 'Huquier Sculp'; 'Canapé executé pour Mr. le Comte de Bielenski Grand M.al de la Couronne de Pologne, en 1735.'; 'A Paris chés Huquier rue St Jacques au coin de celle des Mathurins C.P.R.'
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Living in Style: Five Centuries of Interior Design from the Collection of Drawings and Prints," June 17, 2013–September 9, 2013.