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Place de la Concorde

Artist

Pierre Antoine de Machy

Date

c. 1783

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G314
Place de la Concorde, Pierre Antoine de Machy
Place de la Concorde: Gallery Label - Current
: A Memorial to William Gardner White
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Medium: Paintings | Oil on panel
Size: 15 3/4 x 24 1/2 in. (40.01 x 62.23 cm) (panel)
Creation Place: Europe, France
Culture: Europe, France
Style: 18th century
Physical Description: Place de la Concorde, seen from the left bank of the Seine. To commemorate one of the first balloon ascensions in Paris. Shows the beginning of the first manned hydrogen balloon flight from the Tuileries Garden, Paris to Nesle, a distance of twenty seven
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Russell A. Plimpton in memory of Lt. (jg) William Gardner White, U.S.N.R.
Accession Number: 45.22
Artist: Pierre de Machy, French, 1723 - 1807
Role: Artist
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1723 - 1807
Added to Site: February 28, 2009