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Creator:
Unknown framemaker
Title:
French, Louis XV frame
Date:
mid-18th century
Medium:
Oak, original matt and burnished water gilding, sanded frieze
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1977.14.54FR
Classification:
Frames
Collection:
Frames
Frame Alteration:
possibly
Frame Status:
Out of period
Frame Ornament:
Dentil back edge; rocaille corner-&-centre cartouches with quadrillage ground; trailing foliate C-scrolls and flowers linked by swept rails above pierced panel; acanthus-&-flower sight edge; overall recutting in gesso
Rocaille corner-&-centre cartouches with quadrillage ground; trailing foliate C-scrolls and flowers linked by swept rails above pierced panel; acanthus-&-flower sight; overall recutting in gesso
Frame Feature:
Recutting in gesso, 'réparure'
Frame Style:
Louis XV
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:64408
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