Double-Leaf Doors

Double-Leaf Doors


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Pierre Rousseau

(French, 1751-1829)

Oil on wood

Framed: 287 x 154 x 6 cm (113 x 60 5/8 x 2 3/8 in.); Unframed: 274 x 63 cm (107 7/8 x 24 13/16 in.)

Gift of Grace Rainey Rogers in memory of her father, William J. Rainey 1942.2.12.a


Shifts in style and taste often result in changes to original architectural details. Rousseau painted
these doors with imitation dark wood grain. Another craftsman later scraped off the dark color surrounding the classical designs. This set has recently been conserved.

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