The Sculpture Gallery of the Felix Meritis Society  1806

by Adriaan de Lelie

In the sculpture gallery of the Felix Meritis Society, plaster casts of sculptures from Roman museums and the Musée Napoléon in Paris were exhibited against pale blue walls. De Lelie, a member of the society, portrayed himself from the back amidst the commis-sioners and directors of the scoiety’s departments.
Courtesy of Rijksmuseum