West Vestibule

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Decorative Art in the West Vestibule

Decorative Art in the West Vestibule


Two Fauteuils with Tapestry Covers Showing Bouquets of Flowers or Fruit, frames c. 1725/45, covers c. 1740/70. French or Netherlandish. Purchased 1910.


Workshop of André-Charles Boulle, 1642–1732. French. Commode with Trellis Parquetry, c. 1710. Purchased 1915. The expressive masks mounted on the drawers and forecorners, apparently unique, may have been modeled by a sculptor to the king.


Balthazar Martinot II, 1636–1714; case attributed to André-Charles Boulle, 1642–1732. Marquetry-Veneered Tête de Poupée Clock, 1680–90. French. Bequest of Winthrop Kellogg Edey, 1999. The dial of this clock is engraved with the clockmaker’s signature.

  • photo of vestibule with paintings, and chairs and urns on tables, with door at end of hallway, circa 1927

    West Vestibule, 1927

  • photo of vestibule with paintings, chandelier, chairs, urns on table, and door, circa 1965

    West Vestibule, 1965

  • photo of vestibule with roped off chairs and paintings, circa 1966

    West Vestibule, 1966

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Google announced the major global expansion of their groundbreaking Art Project. This unique collaboration merging art and technology includes several hundred partners in 40 countries around the world. In the United States alone, the project has expanded beyond the initial group of four museums, which included The Frick Collection, to represent 29 partners — ranging from large institutions to university galleries — in 16 cities.

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