Panel with Figure of Temperance, possibly from a cabinet

Artist/maker unknown, French

Geography:
Made in France, Europe

Date:
Late 16th - early 17th century

Medium:
Walnut

Dimensions:
Framed: 19 1/8 x 12 13/16 inches (48.5 x 32.5 cm)

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

* Gallery 254, European Art 1500-1850, second floor (Rubenstein Gallery)

Accession Number:
1930-1-172

Credit Line:
Purchased with the Bloomfield Moore Fund from the Edmond Foulc Collection, 1930

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Label:
This figure of Temperance, best known from pewter platters made by François Briot (c. 1550-c. 1616), appears in many different mediums, including furniture. The original source is unknown.


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