Weisweiler Adam


He came to Paris in 1777, when he got married. He became one of the best cabinet-makers of the end of Louis XVI reign. He made a lot of pieces for the court, and opened a branch in London where he worked for the prince de Galles, future George IV of England. Today, Weisweiler is well represented in this country, and the English museums own a lot of his works. His production is at the same time of a great diversity but also unity. Representative of the style ‘Pompeian’, the quality of execution is always perfect. The woods, the porcelains (Sevres or Wedgwood), and the Japanese panels used for his furniture are just exceptional. And his bronzes are often compared to the ones of Gouthière because of the thinness of the chiseling.


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