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The Coronation of the Allegories of Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture


Louis Gauffier


18th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Medium: Drawings and Watercolors, Drawings | Pen and brown ink and wash with white heightening on laid paper
Size: 11 7/16 x 14 3/8 in. (29.05 x 36.51 cm) (sight)11 3/4 x 14 7/8 in. (29.85 x 37.78 cm) (sheet)19 3/4 x 23 7/16 in. (50.17 x 59.53 cm) (outer frame)
Creation Place: Europe, France
Culture: Europe, France
Style: 18th century
Physical Description: three striding female figures at left, each carrying an attribute: pallet and brushes, building plan, small sculpture; sculpture at right of torch-bearing winged figure holding three foliate crowns; Apollo riding his chariot in the sky overhead preceded
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Bequest of Professor Alfred Moir
Accession Number: 2012.58.61
Artist: Louis Gauffier, French, 1761 - 1801
Role: Artist
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1761 - 1801
Added to Site: July 10, 2012