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Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot - Marietta, or Roman Odalisque
Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux - Mademoiselle Fiocre
Louis-Ferdinand  Lachassaigne - Vase - Van Dyck painting his first canvas
Charles Durand dit Carolus-Duran - Mademoiselle de Lancey
Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres - Francis I Receives the Last Breaths of Leonardo da Vinci
Eugène Delacroix - Combat of the Giaour and the Pasha
Jacob Mardochée known as Jacob Petit - Mameluke clock
Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux - Buste de Samuel Welles de La Valette
Gustave Courbet - Courbet au chien noir
Édouard Manet - Portrait of Théodore Duret
Louis Léopold Boilly - Portrait of Mademoiselle Athénaïs d’Albenas
Paul Gauguin - Old Man with a Stick
Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux - Ugolino
Jan  Van Beers   - Les funérailles de Charles le Bon, Comte de Flandre, célébrées à Bruges dans l’église Saint-Christophe le 22 avril 1127
Gustave Courbet - La sieste pendant la saison des foins (montagne du Doubs)
Alfred de Dreux - Portrait of Mr and Mrs Mosselman and their two daughters
Jean-Désiré Ringel d'Illzach - Portrait of Jeanne et Mrs Albert Dammouse
Octave  Penguilly L’Haridon  - Côtes de Belleville
Gustave Doré - The Vale of Tears
Gustave Doré - L’Ascension
Camille  Pissarro - Le Pont Royal et le Pavillon de Flore

Display cabinet

Léon-Joseph
Alessandri and son
Ravenne, 1803 - ?
Eugène Prignot (Paris, 1822 - ?) ; Albert -Ernest Carrier-Belleuse (Anisy-Le-Château, 1824 – Sèvres, 1887) ; Victor Bernard (Sarrebourg, 1816 - ? after 1892)
1867
Ebony, ivory and gilded bronze
365 cm x 170 cm

Léon-Joseph-Thomas Alessandri was a cabinetmaker and ivory craftsman specialising in tables. He exhibited “a rotunda-shaped piece of furniture with a dome” in the Renaissance style and sculpted ivory mouldings and panels at the Universal Exhibition in 1867.

Alessandri surrounded himself with the best specialists: the decorator and designer of ornamentation Eugène Prignot, and two sculptors Carrier-Belleuse and Bernard. According to contemporary eye-witness accounts, Eugène Prignot designed the general shape of the piece of furniture and oversaw its construction, Carrier-Belleuse designed the four bas-reliefs (Architecture, Sculpture, Trade, Work) which decorate the base of the piece and Victor Bernard sculpted the figure of Victory on top of the dome.
Alessandri’s display cabinet was very well received at the Universal Exhibition in 1867 and was awarded the gold medal.

Inventory number: 
WPPO00097
Inventory number : WPPO00097
Room 39. The Paris Universal Exhibitions
The 19th century
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