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Follower of Francois Boucher French School, 18th century  VENUS AND CUPID

Follower of Francois Boucher French School, 18th century VENUS AND CUPID

Style of Piat Joseph Sauvage (French, late 18th century). Putti Harvesting Wheat, 18th Century. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Millie Bruhl Fredrick, 1962 (62.122.74)

Style of Piat Joseph Sauvage (French, late 18th century). Putti Harvesting Wheat, 18th Century. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Bequest of Millie Bruhl Fredrick, 1962 (62.122.74)

François Boucher (French, 1703–1770) and Workshop. Allegory of Autumn, 1753. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman Gift, 1969 (69.155.1)

François Boucher (French, 1703–1770) and Workshop. Allegory of Autumn, 1753. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Wrightsman Gift, 1969 (69.155.1)

1800s antique French gutta percha / vulcanite picture frame, 19th century French gutta percha frame

1800s antique French gutta percha / vulcanite picture frame, 19th century French gutta percha frame

A PAIR OF ENGLISH BURR-WALNUT ORMOLU AND TURQUOISE-GROUND PORCELAIN-MOUNTED CABINETS-ON-STANDS<br />MID-19TH CENTURY <br />The tapering pediment surmounted by a gallery, above a door centred by an oval porcelain plaque painted with a rustic scene, on a shaped apron with cabriole legs headed by acanthus-wrapped caryatids<br />48 in. (121.9 cm.) high; 26¾ in. (68 cm.) wide; 15¾ in. (40 cm.) deep (2)<br />

A PAIR OF ENGLISH BURR-WALNUT ORMOLU AND TURQUOISE-GROUND PORCELAIN-MOUNTED CABINETS-ON-STANDS<br />MID-19TH CENTURY <br />The tapering pediment surmounted by a gallery, above a door centred by an oval porcelain plaque painted with a rustic scene, on a shaped apron with cabriole legs headed by acanthus-wrapped caryatids<br />48 in. (121.9 cm.) high; 26¾ in. (68 cm.) wide; 15¾ in. (40 cm.) deep (2)<br />

Probably designed by Jean Cousin the Elder (French, ca. 1490–ca. 1560). The Drowning of Britomartis from Scenes from the Story of Diana, 1547–59. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of the children of Mrs. Harry Payne Whitney, 1942 (42.57.1) | This tapestry recounts how the Godess Diana invented fishing nets. Look closely to discover why necessity is the mother of invention. #tapestrytuesday

Probably designed by Jean Cousin the Elder (French, ca. 1490–ca. 1560). The Drowning of Britomartis from Scenes from the Story of Diana, 1547–59. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of the children of Mrs. Harry Payne Whitney, 1942 (42.57.1) | This tapestry recounts how the Godess Diana invented fishing nets. Look closely to discover why necessity is the mother of invention. #tapestrytuesday

Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer (French, 1636–1699). The Offering to Bacchus (from a set of five Berain Grotesques), designed ca. 1688, woven ca. 1690–1711. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of John M. Schiff, 1977 (1977.437.4) #tapestrytuesday

Jean-Baptiste Monnoyer (French, 1636–1699). The Offering to Bacchus (from a set of five Berain Grotesques), designed ca. 1688, woven ca. 1690–1711. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Gift of John M. Schiff, 1977 (1977.437.4) #tapestrytuesday

Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier (1743–1794) and His Wife (Marie-Anne-Pierrette Paulze, 1758–1836) Jacques Louis David (French, Paris 1748–1825 Bru...

Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier (1743–1794) and His Wife (Marie-Anne-Pierrette Paulze, 1758–1836) Jacques Louis David (French, Paris 1748–1825 Bru...