Designs for Painted Panels with Fortune and Jacques Necker

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At top is a radiant sun with interlacing L’s, the symbol of Louis XVI and a woman deflecting beams of light with a magnifying glass. At center, a woman holds a wreath over a portrait bust of Jacques Necker. At the base of the plinth is a book entitled Compte rendu, and a paper scroll on which is written: Eloge de Colbert. At bottom, a grotesque and a crowned shield with fleurs-de-lys. Made in: France. Date: 1780s. Record ID: chndm_1911-28-70-2.

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