Fine Arts

A Rare, Unknown Photo of Frederic Chopin Probably Found

Frederic Chopin at 25, by his fiancée Maria Wodzińska, (Public Domain)
Frederic Chopin at 25, by his fiancée Maria Wodzińska, (Public Domain)

WARSAW, Poland—Poland’s culture institute in France says it believes a previously unknown photograph of Polish composer and pianist Frederic Chopin has probably been found by...

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  • Jean-François-Thérèse Chalgrin (1739 - 1811) Designs 
François-Joseph Belanger (1744 - 1818) Designs 
Pierre Gouthière (1732 - 1813) Bronzes 
Blue Marble Side Table with Neoclassical Mounts, 1781
bleu turquin marble and gilt bronze
37 1/2 in. x 81 1/8 in. (95.25 cm x 206.06 cm)
Henry Clay Frick Bequest.
Accession number: 1915.5.59

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