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Double-Leaf Doors

c. 1790s
(French, 1751–1829)
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.)
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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.
Double-Leaf Doors

Double-Leaf Doors

c. 1790s

Pierre Rousseau

(French, 1751–1829)
France, 18th century

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