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Creator:
Unknown framemaker
Title:
French, Louis XV frame
Date:
2nd quarter of 18th century
Medium:
Carved wood, original water gilding and sanded frieze
Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1981.25.166FR
Classification:
Frames
Collection:
Frames
Frame Alteration:
probably not
Frame Status:
Out of period
Frame Ornament:
Dentil back; shell and rocaille corner-&-centre cartouches with quadrillage ground; trailing floral rinceau; gadrooned top rail; acanthus-&-flower sight; overall recutting in gesso
Frame Feature:
Exceptional quality carving
Exceptionally fine recutting in gesso, 'réparure'
Frame Style:
Louis XV
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:65089
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