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France x A.D. 1600–1800 x
Wine-bottle cooler (seau à bouteille)
Vincennes Manufactory
(French, ca. 1740–1756)
Date: 1753
Medium: Soft-paste porcelain
Accession Number: 1970.230.4
Winter
Jean Antoine Houdon
(French, Versailles 1741–1828 Paris)
Date: 1787
Medium: Bronze
Accession Number: 62.55
Model for a Proposed Monument to Commemorate the Invention of the Balloon
Clodion
(Claude Michel) (French, Nancy 1738–1814 Paris)
Date: ca. 1784
Medium: Terracotta
Accession Number: 44.21a, b
The Toilette of Venus
François Boucher
(French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris)
Date: 1751
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 20.155.9
Dish: The Destruction of the Hosts of Pharoah
Master IC
(probably Jean Court) (French, Limoges, active 1614–1627)
Date: probably early 17th century
Medium: Painted enamel on copper, partly gilt.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1232
The Abduction of the Sabine Women
Nicolas Poussin
(French, Les Andelys 1594–1665 Rome)
Date: probably 1633–34
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 46.160
Mezzetin
Antoine Watteau
(French, Valenciennes 1684–1721 Nogent-sur-Marne)
Date: ca. 1718–20
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 34.138
Broken Eggs
Jean-Baptiste Greuze
(French, Tournus 1725–1805 Paris)
Date: 1756
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 20.155.8
Ensemble
Date: ca. 1790
Medium: a) silk; b,c) silk, linen
Accession Number: 2003.45a–c
Soap Bubbles
Jean Siméon Chardin
(French, Paris 1699–1779 Paris)
Date: ca. 1733–34
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 49.24
Queen Esther Approaching the Palace of Ahasuerus
Claude Lorrain
(Claude Gellée) (French, Chamagne 1604/5?–1682 Rome)
Date: 1658
Medium: Pen and brown ink; brown wash over black chalk; heightened with white
Accession Number: 1997.156
Suit
Date: 1774–92
Medium: silk
Accession Number: C.I.61.13.2a–c
"Music"
Savonnerie Manufactory
(Manufactory, established 1626; Manufacture Royale, established 1663)
Date: ca. 1685–97
Medium: Wool (Ghiordes knot, 90 knots per square in.)
Accession Number: 52.118
Watch
Jacques Goullons
(French, active Paris, 1626–died 1671)
Date: ca. 1645–48
Medium: Case and dial of enameled gold. Hand of steel.
Accession Number: 1975.1.1244
The Love Letter
Jean Honoré Fragonard
(French, Grasse 1732–1806 Paris)
Date: early 1770s
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 49.7.49
The Death of Socrates
Jacques Louis David
(French, Paris 1748–1825 Brussels)
Date: 1787
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 31.45
Potpourri vase (pot-pourri gondole)
Sèvres Manufactory
(French, 1740–present)
Date: 1756–57
Medium: Soft-paste porcelain
Accession Number: 58.75.88a–c
Armor of Infante Luis, Prince of Asturias (1707–1724)
Signature probably refers to Jean Drouart
(French, Paris, died before October 1715)
Date: dated 1712
Medium: Steel, blued and gilt; gilt brass, silk, cotton, metallic yarn, paper
Accession Number: 1989.3
Ensemble
Date: ca. 1730
Medium: (a) wool; (b) silk; (a, b) metallic thread
Accession Number: 2004.411a, b
Small desk with folding top (bureau brisé)
Marquetry by Alexandre-Jean Oppenordt
(Dutch, 1639–1715, active France)
Date: ca. 1685
Medium: Oak, pine, walnut veneered with ebony, rosewood, and marquetry of tortoiseshell and engraved brass; gilt bronze and steel
Accession Number: 1986.365.3
Writing table (bureau plat)
Gilles Joubert
(French, ca. 1689–1775)
Date: 1759
Medium: Lacquered oak, gilt-bronze mounts, lined with modern leather
Accession Number: 1973.315.1
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Cabris, Grasse
Date: ca. 1774, with later additions
Medium: Carved, painted, and gilded oak
Accession Number: 1972.276.1
Armchair (Fauteuil à la reine) (one of a pair)
Georges Jacob
(1739–1814, master 1765)
Date: ca. 1780–85
Medium: Carved and gilded walnut; embroidered silk satin
Accession Number: 58.75.25
Musette de Cour
Unknown
Date: ca. 1700
Medium: Leather, ivory, silk, wood, silver, iron
Accession Number: 2003.63a–d
Encyclopedie, ou, Dictionnaire raisonne des sciences, des arts et des metiers
Author: Denis Diderot
(French, 1713–1784)
Date: 1751–1765
Medium: Printed books
Accession Number: 014 En15 Q
Doublet
Date: early 1620s
Medium: silk
Accession Number: 1989.196
Robe à la Française
Date: 1750–75
Medium: silk
Accession Number: C.I.54.70a, b
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Medium: Carved, painted, and gilded oak
Accession Number: 63.228.1
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(1721–1763)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Medium: Oak veneered with mahogany, kingwood, and tulipwood, with marquetry of mahogany, rosewood, holly, and various other woods; gilt-bronze mounts; imitation Japanese lacquer; replaced silk
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
Perseus and the Origin of Coral
Claude Lorrain
(Claude Gellée) (French, Chamagne 1604/5?–1682 Rome)
Date: ca. 1671
Medium: Black chalk, sepia and black ink, sepia and gray wash heightened with white
Accession Number: 1975.1.661
Wine-bottle cooler (seau à bouteille)
Vincennes Manufactory
(French, ca. 1740–1756)
Date: 1753
Accession Number: 1970.230.4
Winter
Jean Antoine Houdon
(French, Versailles 1741–1828 Paris)
Date: 1787
Accession Number: 62.55
Model for a Proposed Monument to Commemorate the Invention of the Balloon
Clodion
(Claude Michel) (French, Nancy 1738–1814 Paris)
Date: ca. 1784
Accession Number: 44.21a, b
The Toilette of Venus
François Boucher
(French, Paris 1703–1770 Paris)
Date: 1751
Accession Number: 20.155.9
Dish: The Destruction of the Hosts of Pharoah
Master IC
(probably Jean Court) (French, Limoges, active 1614–1627)
Date: probably early 17th century
Accession Number: 1975.1.1232
The Abduction of the Sabine Women
Nicolas Poussin
(French, Les Andelys 1594–1665 Rome)
Date: probably 1633–34
Accession Number: 46.160
Mezzetin
Antoine Watteau
(French, Valenciennes 1684–1721 Nogent-sur-Marne)
Date: ca. 1718–20
Accession Number: 34.138
Broken Eggs
Jean-Baptiste Greuze
(French, Tournus 1725–1805 Paris)
Date: 1756
Accession Number: 20.155.8
Ensemble
Date: ca. 1790
Accession Number: 2003.45a–c
Soap Bubbles
Jean Siméon Chardin
(French, Paris 1699–1779 Paris)
Date: ca. 1733–34
Accession Number: 49.24
Queen Esther Approaching the Palace of Ahasuerus
Claude Lorrain
(Claude Gellée) (French, Chamagne 1604/5?–1682 Rome)
Date: 1658
Accession Number: 1997.156
Suit
Date: 1774–92
Accession Number: C.I.61.13.2a–c
"Music"
Savonnerie Manufactory
(Manufactory, established 1626; Manufacture Royale, established 1663)
Date: ca. 1685–97
Accession Number: 52.118
Watch
Jacques Goullons
(French, active Paris, 1626–died 1671)
Date: ca. 1645–48
Accession Number: 1975.1.1244
The Love Letter
Jean Honoré Fragonard
(French, Grasse 1732–1806 Paris)
Date: early 1770s
Accession Number: 49.7.49
The Death of Socrates
Jacques Louis David
(French, Paris 1748–1825 Brussels)
Date: 1787
Accession Number: 31.45
Potpourri vase (pot-pourri gondole)
Sèvres Manufactory
(French, 1740–present)
Date: 1756–57
Accession Number: 58.75.88a–c
Armor of Infante Luis, Prince of Asturias (1707–1724)
Signature probably refers to Jean Drouart
(French, Paris, died before October 1715)
Date: dated 1712
Accession Number: 1989.3
Ensemble
Date: ca. 1730
Accession Number: 2004.411a, b
Small desk with folding top (bureau brisé)
Marquetry by Alexandre-Jean Oppenordt
(Dutch, 1639–1715, active France)
Date: ca. 1685
Accession Number: 1986.365.3
Writing table (bureau plat)
Gilles Joubert
(French, ca. 1689–1775)
Date: 1759
Accession Number: 1973.315.1
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Cabris, Grasse
Date: ca. 1774, with later additions
Accession Number: 1972.276.1
Armchair (Fauteuil à la reine) (one of a pair)
Georges Jacob
(1739–1814, master 1765)
Date: ca. 1780–85
Accession Number: 58.75.25
Musette de Cour
Unknown
Date: ca. 1700
Accession Number: 2003.63a–d
Encyclopedie, ou, Dictionnaire raisonne des sciences, des arts et des metiers
Author: Denis Diderot
(French, 1713–1784)
Date: 1751–1765
Accession Number: 014 En15 Q
Doublet
Date: early 1620s
Accession Number: 1989.196
Robe à la Française
Date: 1750–75
Accession Number: C.I.54.70a, b
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Accession Number: 63.228.1
Mechanical table
Jean-François Oeben
(1721–1763)
Date: ca. 1761–63
Accession Number: 1982.60.61
Perseus and the Origin of Coral
Claude Lorrain
(Claude Gellée) (French, Chamagne 1604/5?–1682 Rome)
Date: ca. 1671
Accession Number: 1975.1.661
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