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The Metropolitan Museum Journal, v. 44 (2009)

"Peregrinations of a Lit à la Duchesse en Impériale by Georges Jacob": The Metropolitan Museum Journal, v. 44 (2009)

Kisluk-Grosheide, Daniëlle O.
24 pages
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Daniëlle Kisluk-Grosheide

Daniëlle Kisluk-Grosheide is the Henry R. Kravis Curator in the Department of European Sculpture and Decorative Arts.

Daniëlle Grosheide

The Swing, The Harvest, and Cherry Picking from a set of the Pastorals with Blue Draperies, Jean-Baptiste Huet I  French, Wool, silk (21 warps per inch, 8 per cm.), French, Beauvais
Multiple artists/makers
designed ca. 1780, woven ca. 1782–90
Door from the Grand Salon in Hôtel de Belle Isle, Paris, Oak, painted white and gilded, French
ca. 1785
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
The Farnese Table, Jacopo [Giacomo] Barozzi da Vignola  Italian, Marble of different colors, semiprecious stones, Egyptian alabaster, residue of paint of different colors on the piers, Italian, Rome
Multiple artists/makers
ca. 1565–73
Drop-front secretary (Secrétaire en armoire), Jean Henri Riesener  French, Oak veneered with ebony and 17th-century Japanese lacquer; interiors veneered with tulipwood, amaranth, holly, and ebonized holly; gilt-bronze mounts; marble top; velvet (not original), French, Paris
Oeuvres Diverses de Lalonde. Tome 2., Richard de Lalonde  French, Engraving, etching
Multiple artists/makers
late 18th century
Bed steps (Marchepied de lit), Jean Baptiste Boulard  French, Carved, painted and gilded beech and walnut; modern silk damask, French
late 18th century