Current Location:
Eberhard Center -> 9th Floor (EC)
Location Notes:
EC; 9th Floor; South Corridor, Across from Rm. 922

French Decorative Arts

Artwork
Identifier:
2006.475.1
Artist:
J. Paul Getty Museum
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Poster
Date:
1997
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 34 in Width: 22 in
Description:
Image of an extremely ornate wood carving that features intricate floral designs with a cat in the lower right corner of the piece. brownish red wood. Light green band of color with text along the bottom.
Historical Context:
This elaborate marquetry panel is actually the central door to a seventeenth-century French cabinet. Likely made by André-Charles Boulle for Louis XIV, the richly detailed cabinet is a signature piece in the Decorative Arts collection at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles, California.