Pierre Roussel


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(b 1723; d 1782).

French furniture-maker. He became a master ébéniste in 1745 and thereafter specialized in furniture decorated with marquetry (e.g. a Louis XVI sécrétaire à abbatant; Barnard Castle, Bowes Mus.), sometimes imitating designs on Chinese prints.


Subjects: Decorative Arts, Furniture, and Industrial Design.

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