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Design for bronze double doors

Artist:
Louis Comfort Tiffany (American, New York 1848–1933 New York)
Maker:
Tiffany Glass and Decorating Company (American, 1892–1902)
Date:
ca. 1893–1902
Geography:
Made in New York, United States
Culture:
American
Medium:
Watercolor, gouache, brown India ink, and graphite on off-white wove paper on board in original light tan lunette-shaped window matt
Dimensions:
13 7/16 x 10 5/16 in. (34.2 x 26.2 cm) Other (Design): 8 1/8 x 4 5/16 in. (20.6 x 10.9 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund,1953
Accession Number:
53.679.1811
Not on view
Inscription: [recto, on drawing, inscription on door frame, in watercolor]: [cross] IN [cross] MEMORIUM [cross] AHODI III I; [recto, on matt, below image, inscribed in brown ink]: I---5.'6" aprox.'---I / ·: Memorial Doors :· / - for - / • Eben Greenough Scott Esq. • [underlined]; [recto, to right of image, inscribed in brown ink with directional arrows]: glass; glass; ornamental Rosettes.; [recto, to left of image, inscribed in brown ink with height indicator dashes]: 10' 6" aprox.; [recto, on matt, lower right, stamped in purple ink]: RETURN TO / Tiffany Glass & Decorating Company, / 333 to 334 Fourth Avenue / NEW YORK.; [recto, on matt, lower right, inscribed in brown ink]: Antique bronze & glass:· / Scale 3 /4 in to 1 Foot.; [recto, on matt, right, sketched in brown ink]: [additional cross section of door]; [recto, on matt, upper left, inscribed in graphite]: B [within a circle]; [recto, on matt, lower left, in graphite]: BRONZE; [verso, center, inscribed in graphite]: #122; [verso, center, stamped in purple ink]:This Drawing is the property of / TIFFANY GLASS & DECORATING COMPANY / who reserve the exclusive right [?of] / [?es]timating thereon.; [verso, lower center, stamped in blue ink]: 8152
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