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The Wrightsman Galleries for French Decorative Arts, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Wrightsman Galleries for French Decorative Arts, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Kisluk-Grosheide, Daniëlle, and Jeffrey Munger
2010
272 pages
29 illustrations
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Directors Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Note to the Reader

Introduction
Daniëlle Kisluk-Grosheide

Wood Paneling and Furniture
Daniëlle Kisluk-Grosheide

Gilt Bronze and Mounted Porcelain
Daniëlle Kisluk-Grosheide and Jeffrey Munger

Chimneypieces and Fireplace Furnishings
Daniëlle Kisluk-Grosheide

Textiles and Leather
Daniëlle Kisluk-Grosheide

Portraits
Daniëlle Kisluk-Grosheide

Vincennes and Sèvres Porcelain
Jeffrey Munger

Silver
Jeffrey Munger

Gold Boxes
Jeffrey Munger

Biographical Notes
Daniëlle Kisluk-Grosheide

Bibliography
Index
Photograph Credits

Met Art in Publication

Twelve-light chandelier, Giovanni Battista Metellino  Italian, Gilt steel (gilding not original) and rock crystal, Italian, Milan
first quarter 18th century
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville, Carved, painted, and gilded oak, French, Paris
French, Paris
ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Boiserie from the Palais Paar, 30 Wollzeile, Vienna, Austria, Isidor Canevale, Carved, painted, and gilded pine; plaster; gilt bronze; mirror glass; oak flooring, Austrian, Vienna
ca. 1765–72, with later additions
Grand Salon from the Hôtel de Tessé, Paris, Nicolas Huyot, Carved, painted, and gilded oak; marble; plaster, French, Paris
Multiple artists/makers
ca. 1768–72, with later additions
Boiserie from the Hôtel Lauzun, Carved and painted oak, French, Paris
French, Paris
ca. 1770, with one modern panel
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Cabris, Grasse, Carved, painted, and gilded oak, French, Paris
French, Paris
ca. 1774, with later additions
Shopfront from 3, quai de Bourbon, Île Saint-Louis, Paris, Etienne Séjournant, Oak, French, Paris
between 1775–77, with later replacements
Boudoir from the Hôtel de Crillon, Pierre-Adrien Paris  French, Oak, painted and gilded, French, Paris
ca. 1777–80
Room from a hotel in the Cours d'Albret, Bordeaux, Barthélemy Cabirol and his workshop, Pine, painted and carved, French, Bordeaux
ca. 1785, with later additions
Cabinet, Oak and poplar wood veneered with ebony; ivory; stained ivory; bone, and various marquetry woods, including kingwood and amaranth; ebonized pearwood; gilt-bronze capitals and bases; plated-iron hardware, French, Paris
French, Paris
ca. 1645, with extensive later alterations
Figures Historiques du Vieux Testament, Jean Cousin the Younger  French, Woodcuts
1614
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
Armchair (fauteuil à la reine), Carved and gilded walnut, late 17th-century wool velvet (not original), French, Paris
French, Paris
ca. 1690–1710
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
Corner cabinet (encoignure) (one of a pair), Bernard II van Risenburgh, Oak veneered with ebony and Coromandel lacquer, cherry wood, and purplewood; gilt-bronze mounts; brocatelle marble top, French, Paris
ca. 1745–49
Armchair (Fauteuil à la reine) for Louise-Élisabeth of Parma, Nicolas-Quinibert Foliot, Carved and gilded oak; original silk-velvet upholstery and gold trim, French, Paris and Italian, Parma
ca. 1749
Bedside table (table de nuit), Bernard II van Risenburgh, Oak veneered with tulipwood and kingwood; gilt-bronze mounts; Sarrancolin marble; silk moiré drawer lining (not original), French, Paris
ca. 1750–56
Armchair (fauteuil à la reine) (part of a set), Nicolas-Quinibert Foliot, Carved and gilded beech; wool and silk tapestry, French, Paris
Multiple artists/makers
ca. 1754–56
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