Location Notes:
AGWR; FF 12

French Decorative Arts

Artwork
Identifier:
2006.475.2
Artist:
J. Paul Getty Museum
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Medium:
Poster
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 Museum's decorative arts collection.