Double-leaf Doors

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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 was conserved in 1979 and retains more traces of the original graining than the other doors by this artist in the museum's collection.
Double-leaf Doors

Double-leaf Doors


Pierre Rousseau

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

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