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Design for a Covered Tureen on a Footed Stand

Artist:
Henri Auguste (French, Paris 1759–1816 Port-au-Prince)
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and gray-brown wash. Two brown ink framing lines.
Dimensions:
7 13/16 x 5 7/8in. (19.9 x 14.9cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1978
Accession Number:
1978.638.2
Not on view
Signature: In pen and brown ink at lower right: "H. Auguste"

Inscription: In graphite at upper left above framing lines: "12"
Vendor: Workart, Inc. Purchased in Geneva.
Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture. "Vasemania: Neoclassical Form and Ornament in Europe," July 22, 2004–October 17, 2004.

Mary L. Myers French Architectural and Ornament Drawings of the Eighteenth Century. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1991, cat. no. 1, pp. 1-2, ill.

Peter Fuhring "Review: French Architectural and Ornament Drawings of the Eighteenth Century." Master Drawings. vol. 33, no. 1, Spring 1995, pp. 58-59.

Hans Ottomeyer, Heather Jane McCormick, Wurtzburger Collection, Baltimore Museum of Art, Stefanie Walker Vasemania: Neoclassical Form and Ornament in Europe: selections from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. cat., Bard Graduate Center. New Haven, 2004, cat. no. 67, p. 131, ill.



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