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Dominique Daguerre Jesse Russell

Dominique Daguerre

Jesse Russell

Published February 10th 2012
ISBN : 9785512808931
Paperback
96 pages
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High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Dominique Daguerre was a Parisian marchand-mercier who was in partnership from 1772 with Simon-Philippe Poirier, an arbiter of taste and the inventor of furniture mounted with S vres porcelain plaques-MoreHigh Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Dominique Daguerre was a Parisian marchand-mercier who was in partnership from 1772 with Simon-Philippe Poirier, an arbiter of taste and the inventor of furniture mounted with S vres porcelain plaques- Daguerre assumed Poiriers business at La Couronne dOr in the Faubourg Saint-Honor in 1777/78. Daguerre commissioned furniture from b nistes such as Adam Weisweiler, Martin Carlin and Claude-Charles Saunier, and menuisiers like Georges Jacob, for whom he would provide designs, for resale to his clients, in the manner of an interior decorator. A series of watercolours that Daguerre sent to Albert, Duke of Sachsen-Teschen, the brother-in-law of Marie Antoinette, who was refurnishing the castle of Laeken near Brussels, are at the Metropolitan Museum of Art