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Panel with Figure of Temperance, possibly from a cabinet

Artist/maker unknown, French

Made in France, Europe

Late 16th - early 17th century


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

Curatorial Department:
European Decorative Arts and Sculpture

* Gallery 354, European Art 1500-1850, third floor (Rubenstein Gallery)

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

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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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