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Getty Center, Museum South Pavilion, Gallery S105
Paris, France (Place created)
1725 - 1726; 20th century additions
Painted and gilded wood; brèche d'Alep mantlepiece; modern mirrored glass
396.2 × 815.3 × 670.6 cm (156 × 321 × 264 in.)
Carved, painted, and
Not all of the paneling from this room has survived, but the present installation approximates the room's original configuration. Additional modern panels, discernible by their lack of gilding, replace the lost elements. The floor, though old, is not contemporary with the room.
Lesson in which students compare two chairs from different eras and create an artwork inspired by a video installation made by a 21st-century artist.
Visual Arts; English–Language Arts
In this lesson students learn about and discuss decorative arts objects and their functions.
Visual Arts; English–Language Arts; ESL (English as a Second Language)
Single Class Lesson