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Acquired in 1895 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Parvillée, Léon
attributions_note
bibliography
Images du Pouvoir: Pavements du Faïence en France du XIIe au XVIIe siècle, Musée de Brou, Bourg-en-Bresse / Réunion de musées nationaux, Paris, 2000, pp130-131. Graves, Alun. Tiles and Tilework of Europe. London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 2002, fig 3.18, p60.
collection_code
CER
credit
date_end
1900-12-31
date_start
1850-01-01
date_text
late 19th century (made)
descriptive_line
Tile panel of tin glazed earthenware painted in enamel colours, representing the restoration work on the tomb of Marguerite de Bourbon by Léon Parvillée, Paris, ca. 1880 (?).
dimensions
Width: 41.5 in approx., Height: 41.5 in approx.
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
Ceramics Study Galleries, Britain & Europe, room 139
historical_context_note
The range of Parvillée's techniques was extensive. He was assisted by his sons Achille and Louis. Achille produced a handbook on ceramique techniques, with an introduction by his father.
historical_significance
history_note
These tiles are reproductions of sixteenth-century examples from the monastery church of Brou, France, and were made for use at the Château de Chenonceau.
id
30157
label
'American and European Art and Design 1800-1900' The range of Parvillée's techniques was extensive. He was assisted by his sons Achille and Louis. This panel represents the restoration work undertaken by Parvillé on the tomb of Marquerite de Bourbon, in the Church of Notre Dame de Brou, designed in 1516. Achille produced a handbook on ceramique techniques, with an introduction by his father. [1987-2006]
last_checked
2014-08-29T21:27:48.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T21:27:48.000Z
latitude
48.856918
location
Ceramics Study Galleries, Britain & Europe, room 139, case WS
longitude
2.34121
marks
'spies mea deus' (middle row) 'laus deo' (bottom row)
materials
enamel, tin-glazed earthenware
materials_techniques
Tin-glazed earthenware, painted in enamel colours
museum_number
333-1895
museum_number_token
3331895
object_number
O35003
object_type
Tile panel
on_display
1
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
Tile panel: the top row (left to right) has tiles depicting a vase and cornucopia, a male bust, grotesque ornament. The middle row (left to right) depicts a male bust, the words 'spies mea deus' and a female bust. The bottom row (left to right) has tiles showing the words 'laus deo', a male bust and a flower. These subjects are contained within a pattern of interlinked circles.
place
Paris
primary_image_id
2006AG1334
production_note
Possibly ca. 1880
production_type
public_access_description
These tiles are reproductions of those laid in the 16th-century floor of the monastery of Brou, near Bourg-en-Bresse, France. The original floor was noted for its brilliance. These 19th century versions were made for use at the Château de Chenonceau.
related_museum_numbers
rights
3
shape
site_code
VA
slug
tile-panel-parvillee-leon
sys_updated
2014-07-31T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
Painted
title
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
1900
year_start
1850