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France x A.D. 1600–1800 x
The Trojan Women Setting Fire to Their Fleet
Claude Lorrain (Claude Gellée)
(French, Chamagne 1604/5?–1682 Rome)
Date: ca. 1643
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 55.119
Cupboard
Date: 1683
Medium: Oak, maple, tulip poplar with oak and pine
Accession Number: 2010.467a–d
Drop-front desk (secrétaire à abattant or secrétaire en cabinet)
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1776
Medium: Oak veneered with tulipwood, amaranth, holly, and sycamore; six Sèvres soft-paste porcelain plaques and two painted tin plaques; gilt-bronze mounts; marble shelves; moiré silk
Accession Number: 1976.155.110
Blind Orion Searching for the Rising Sun
Nicolas Poussin
(French, Les Andelys 1594–1665 Rome)
Date: 1658
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 24.45.1
Coffeepot
François Thomas Germain
(French, Paris 1726–1791 Paris, master 1748)
Date: 1757
Medium: Silver with ebony handle
Accession Number: 33.165.1
The Love Letter
Jean Honoré Fragonard
(French, Grasse 1732–1806 Paris)
Date: early 1770s
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 49.7.49
Histoire secrette de Neron, ov, Le festin de Trimalcion, traduit de Petrone, avec des notes historiques par M. Lavaur ...
M. (Guillaume de) Lavaur
(French, 1653–1730)
Date: 1726
Accession Number: PA6558 .A5 1726
Epistole eroiche di P. Ovidio Nasone
Ovid
(Roman, Sulmo 43 B.C.–A.D. 17 Tomis, Moesia)
Date: 1762
Accession Number: PA6525.H4 N3 1762
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Medium: Carved, painted, and gilded oak
Accession Number: 63.228.1
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
Seasons and Elements (Air) (set of four)
Attributed to Charles Le Brun
(French, Paris 1619–1690 Paris)
Date: ca. 1683
Medium: Canvas; silk, wool, and metal-thread embroidery in tent stitch (316 stitches per sq. inch, 49 stitches per sq. cm.)
Accession Number: 46.43.4
Congressional Presentation Sword with Scabbard of Colonel Marinus Willett (1740–1830)
C. Liger
(French, Paris, recorded 1770–93)
Date: hallmarked for 1785–86
Medium: Steel, silver, gold
Accession Number: 17.87.3a, b
Madame de Wailly, née Adélaïde-Flore Belleville (1765–1838)
Augustin Pajou
(French, Paris 1730–1809 Paris)
Date: 1789
Medium: Bust: marble; base: grey marble
Accession Number: 56.105
Musette de Cour
Unknown
Date: ca. 1700
Medium: Leather, ivory, silk, wood, silver, iron
Accession Number: 2003.63a–d
Armchair (Fauteuil à la reine) (one of a pair)
Georges Jacob
(French, 1739–1814, master 1765)
Date: ca. 1780–85
Medium: Carved and gilded walnut; embroidered silk satin
Accession Number: 58.75.25
Shoes
Date: 1690–1700
Medium: silk, leather
Accession Number: 06.1344a, b
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
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
Secretary
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1781–85
Medium: Oak veneered with tulipwood, amaranth, holly, ebonized holly, and other marquetry wood; brass; green-colored metal; gilt-bronze mounts; marble top. Soft paste porcelain plaques from the Sèvres Manufactory.
Accession Number: 1975.1.2026
Ensemble
Date: ca. 1790
Medium: a) silk; b,c) silk, linen
Accession Number: 2003.45a–c
L'eschole de Salerne en vers burlesques & duo poemata macaronica: de bello huguenotico: et De gestis magnanimi & prudentissimi Baldi
Theophilo Folengo
(Italian, 1496–1544)
Date: 1651
Accession Number: PN1489 .M37 1651
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
Dish: The Destruction of the Hosts of Pharaoh
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
Guitar
attributed to Jean-Baptiste Voboam
Date: 1697
Medium: Spruce, tortoiseshell, mother-of-pearl, ivory, ebony
Accession Number: 1989.147
Jacket
Date: ca. 1785
Medium: silk, linen
Accession Number: 1998.253.1
Sabine Houdon (1787–1836)
Jean Antoine Houdon
(French, Versailles 1741–1828 Paris)
Date: 1788
Medium: White marble on gray marble socle
Accession Number: 50.145.66
The Lute Player
Valentin de Boulogne
(French, Coulommiers-en-Brie 1591–1632 Rome)
Date: ca. 1626
Medium: Oil on canvas
Accession Number: 2008.459
The Trojan Women Setting Fire to Their Fleet
Claude Lorrain (Claude Gellée)
(French, Chamagne 1604/5?–1682 Rome)
Date: ca. 1643
Accession Number: 55.119
Cupboard
Date: 1683
Accession Number: 2010.467a–d
Drop-front desk (secrétaire à abattant or secrétaire en cabinet)
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1776
Accession Number: 1976.155.110
Blind Orion Searching for the Rising Sun
Nicolas Poussin
(French, Les Andelys 1594–1665 Rome)
Date: 1658
Accession Number: 24.45.1
Coffeepot
François Thomas Germain
(French, Paris 1726–1791 Paris, master 1748)
Date: 1757
Accession Number: 33.165.1
The Love Letter
Jean Honoré Fragonard
(French, Grasse 1732–1806 Paris)
Date: early 1770s
Accession Number: 49.7.49
Histoire secrette de Neron, ov, Le festin de Trimalcion, traduit de Petrone, avec des notes historiques par M. Lavaur ...
M. (Guillaume de) Lavaur
(French, 1653–1730)
Date: 1726
Accession Number: PA6558 .A5 1726
Epistole eroiche di P. Ovidio Nasone
Ovid
(Roman, Sulmo 43 B.C.–A.D. 17 Tomis, Moesia)
Date: 1762
Accession Number: PA6525.H4 N3 1762
Boiserie from the Hôtel de Varengeville
Date: ca. 1736–52, with later additions
Accession Number: 63.228.1
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
Seasons and Elements (Air) (set of four)
Attributed to Charles Le Brun
(French, Paris 1619–1690 Paris)
Date: ca. 1683
Accession Number: 46.43.4
Congressional Presentation Sword with Scabbard of Colonel Marinus Willett (1740–1830)
C. Liger
(French, Paris, recorded 1770–93)
Date: hallmarked for 1785–86
Accession Number: 17.87.3a, b
Madame de Wailly, née Adélaïde-Flore Belleville (1765–1838)
Augustin Pajou
(French, Paris 1730–1809 Paris)
Date: 1789
Accession Number: 56.105
Musette de Cour
Unknown
Date: ca. 1700
Accession Number: 2003.63a–d
Armchair (Fauteuil à la reine) (one of a pair)
Georges Jacob
(French, 1739–1814, master 1765)
Date: ca. 1780–85
Accession Number: 58.75.25
Shoes
Date: 1690–1700
Accession Number: 06.1344a, b
Perseus and the Origin of Coral
Claude Lorrain (Claude Gellée)
(French, Chamagne 1604/5?–1682 Rome)
Date: ca. 1671
Accession Number: 1975.1.661
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
Secretary
Attributed to Martin Carlin
(French, near Freiburg im Breisgau ca. 1730–1785 Paris)
Date: ca. 1781–85
Accession Number: 1975.1.2026
Ensemble
Date: ca. 1790
Accession Number: 2003.45a–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
Dish: The Destruction of the Hosts of Pharaoh
Master IC (probably Jean Court)
(French, Limoges, active 1614–1627)
Date: probably early 17th century
Accession Number: 1975.1.1232
Guitar
attributed to Jean-Baptiste Voboam
Date: 1697
Accession Number: 1989.147
Jacket
Date: ca. 1785
Accession Number: 1998.253.1
Sabine Houdon (1787–1836)
Jean Antoine Houdon
(French, Versailles 1741–1828 Paris)
Date: 1788
Accession Number: 50.145.66
The Lute Player
Valentin de Boulogne
(French, Coulommiers-en-Brie 1591–1632 Rome)
Date: ca. 1626
Accession Number: 2008.459
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