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"French Decorative Arts During the Reign of Louis XIV: 1654-1715": The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, v. 46, no. 4 (Spring, 1989)

"French Decorative Arts During the Reign of Louis XIV: 1654–1715"

Le Corbeiller, Clare, Jessie McNab, James Parker, Olga Raggio, Clare Vincent, and Alice M. Zrebiec
64 pages
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Clare Le Corbeiller

Jessie McNab

James Parker

Olga Raggio

Clare Vincent

Alice Zrebiec

Met Art in Publication

The Rape of Tamar, Eustache Le Sueur  French, Oil on canvas
probably ca. 1640
Box, Walnut, ebony, French
ca. 1651–61
Chimneypiece (cheminée), Jean Le Pautre  French, Limestone, French, Chérac
ca. 1665–70
Louis XIV in allegorical armor, Michel Molart  French, Bronze, French
17th century
Galerie des Glaces at Versailles, Sébastien Leclerc I  French, Etching; fourth state
Château de Versailles seen from the forecourt, from Chalcographie du Louvre, Vol. 22, Israel Silvestre  French, Etching
1682, reprinted ca. 1860
Ornament Designs Invented by J. Berain, Jean Berain  French, Engraving
Multiple artists/makers
1711 or after
L'Académie des Sciences et des Beaux-Arts, Sébastien Leclerc I  French, Etching; seventh state of eight
Skating on the Wissahickon, Johan Mengels Culverhouse  American, Oil on canvas, American
Table, Pierre Gole, Oak and fruitwood veneered with tortoiseshell, stained and natural ivory, ebony, and other woods; gilt bronze, French, Paris
ca. 1660
Small desk with folding top (bureau brisé), Alexandre-Jean Oppenordt  Dutch, Oak, pine, walnut veneered with ebony, rosewood, and marquetry of tortoiseshell and engraved brass; gilt bronze and steel, French, Paris
ca. 1685
Clock with pedestal, André Charles Boulle  French, Case and pedestal of oak with marquetry of tortoiseshell, engraved brass, and pewter; gilt bronze; dial of gilt brass with white enameled Arabic numerals; movement of brass and steel, French, Paris
Multiple artists/makers
ca. 1690
Cabinet, André Charles Boulle  French, Oak veneered with Macassar and Gabon ebony, ebonized fruitwood, burl wood, and marquetry of tortoiseshell and brass; gilt bronze, French, Paris
ca. 1700
Commode, André Charles Boulle  French, Walnut veneered with ebony, marquetry of engraved brass and tortoiseshell, gilt-bronze mounts, verd antique marble, French
ca. 1710–20
Side table, Charles Lebrun, Carved and gilded oak, fleur-de-pêche marble top, French
ca. 1685
Console table, Carved and gilded oak, marble, French
first quarter 18th century
Six-light candelabrum (girandole) (one of a pair), Rock crystal, gilt bronze, silvered brass, iron, brass wire, glass, possibly Swedish
possibly Swedish
18th century style
Armchair, Carved and gilded walnut, caning; velvet, French
ca. 1700–1710
Side chair (one of a pair), Carved and gilded beechwood, covered in wool velvet (moquette), French
ca. 1690–1700
Venus and Adonis from a set of Mythological Subjects after Raphael, Raphael (Raffaello Sanzio or Santi)  Italian, Wool, silk, silver thread (21-24 warps per inch, 8 per cm.), French, Paris
Multiple artists/makers
designed 1686, woven 1686–90
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