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Developement d'un Trumeau de glace fait pour le Portugal; Projet de trumeau avec variante pour le Portugal, 3rd Plate

Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier1740

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

A variation of "le Portugal" wall decoration and pier mirror showing a tall center pier mirror flanked with candelabra, rococo console, and table below. On wall at left, a wall bracket with a large covered vase at top, two small covered vases below, and a mask. At right, a wall bracket with nude male bearded figure holding a sheaf of wheat (?).

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  • Title: Developement d'un Trumeau de glace fait pour le Portugal; Projet de trumeau avec variante pour le Portugal, 3rd Plate
  • Creator: Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier
  • Date Created: 1740
  • Provenance: Jean Léon Decloux (Decloux 173)
  • Paper Support: White laid paper
  • Inscribed: Inscribed on plate, upper left: Q; upper right: 93; lower left: J.A. Meissonnier inv.; lower center: Developement d'un Trumeau de glace fait pour le Portugal; lower right: Huquier Sculp. et ex. rue St. Jacque C.P.R.
  • Dimensions: Platemark: 36.3 x 25.8 cm (14 5/16 x 10 3/16 in.)
  • Type: Print
  • Rights: Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
  • Medium: Engraving on white laid paper

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