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ID: 500029110
 
Record Type: Person
Boulle, André-Charles, the elder (French ébéniste, 1642-1732)

Note: Boulle is considered the first prominent French ébéniste and was the most highly regarded Louis XIV designer and furniture maker; he is particularly noted for his work in gilt bronze. His work is characterized by its monumental architectural forms, its unprecedented elaborate marquetry, and its gilt bronze mounts, especially mounts depicting subjects from classical mythology. Boulle-style furniture continued to be made throughout the 18th century and into the 19th century, especially during the Second Empire. French cabinet-maker.

Names:
Boulle, André-Charles, the elder (preferred,V,index)
André-Charles Boulle the Elder (V,display)
Boulle, André Charles (V)
Boulle, Andre Charles (V)
Boulle, Andre-Charles (V)
Boulle, André-Charles I (V)
Boulle, André-Charles (V)
Boule, André-Charles (V)
Buhl, André-Charles (V)
Andre Charles Boulle (V)
André-Charles Boulle (V)

Nationalities:
French (preferred)
Parisian

Roles:
artist (preferred)
furniture maker
cabinetmaker
ébéniste
draftsman
court artist
master  ....  Boulle attained status of master before 1666
architect
maker

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Paris (Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)
Died:  Paris (Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

Events:
active:   Paris (Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
parent of ....  Boulle, André-Charles, the younger  
................  (French ébéniste, 1685-1745) [500055249]
parent of ....  Boulle, Charles-Joseph  
................  (French ébéniste, 1688-1754) [500108569]
related to (familial) ....  Bérain, Jean, the elder  
......................................  (French designer, architect, and engraver, 1640-1711) [500015026]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Boulle, André-Charles, the elder (I)

Biographies:
(French ébéniste, 1642-1732) ..... [VP Preferred]
(French cabinetmaker, 1642-1732) ..... [BHA]
(French artist, 1642-1732) ..... [WCP]
(French ébéniste and draughtsman, 1642-1732) ..... [GRLPSC]
(French (Paris), 1642-1732) ..... [JPGM]
(French artist, 1642-1732) ..... [WL-Courtauld]
(French maker, 1642-1732) ..... [AVERY]
(French maker) ..... [AVERY]
(French artist, 1642-1732) ..... [PROV]
(French cabinetmaker, 1642-1732) ..... [Grove Art]

Sources and Contributors:
Andre Charles Boulle ........ [VP, WL-Courtauld]
.........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
André-Charles Boulle ........ [AVERY, VP]
...........................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
André-Charles Boulle the Elder ........ [VP]
............................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Boule, André-Charles ........ [AVERY, VP]
...........................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
...........................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 1 December 2005
Boulle, André Charles ........ [BHA Preferred]
...........................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Boulle, Andre Charles ........ [WCP Preferred, WL-Courtauld Preferred]
...........................................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
...........................................  Witt Library, Authority files
Boulle, André-Charles ........ [AVERY Preferred, GRLPSC Preferred, Grove Art Preferred, PROV Preferred, VP]
.............................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
.............................................  Fleming, Penguin Dictionary of Decorative Arts (1989) 114
.............................................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
.............................................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 26 April 2005
.............................................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
.............................................  Provenance Index Databases, Authority file (1985-)
.............................................  Salverte, Ébénistes du 18e siècle (1985)
Boulle, Andre-Charles ........ [JPGM Preferred]
.............................................  Getty Museum, Authority file (2003-)
Boulle, André-Charles I ........ [GRLPSC]
................................................  Watson, Wallace Coll.
Boulle, André-Charles, the elder ........ [VP Preferred]
...............................................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Buhl, André-Charles ........ [VP]
.........................................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 1 December 2005

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, Gallery Systems, GRLPSC, Grove Art, JPGM, PROV, VP, WCP, WL-Courtauld]
....................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon. Internationale Künstlerdatenbank (1993-2006)
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Database for the Witt Checklist of Painters c. 1200-1976 (1978-)
....................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 1 December 2005
....................  Fleming, Penguin Dictionary of Decorative Arts (1989) 114
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: nr89000257
....................  Getty Museum, Authority file (2003-)
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art artist database (1989-)
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 26 April 2005
....................  J. Paul Getty Museum, collections online (2000-)
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: nr89000257
....................  Salverte, Ébénistes du 18e siècle (1985)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der Künstler (1980-1986)
....................  Watson, Wallace Coll.
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP, WL-Courtauld]
.......... Fleming, Penguin Dictionary of Decorative Arts (1989) 114
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
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