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Summer. Design for the reception hall ("Zodiac Salon") of the Hotel de Ville, Paris

Artist:
Pierre Puvis de Chavannes (French, Lyons 1824–1898 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1887–91
Medium:
Pastel and gouache on paper, mounted on canvas
Dimensions:
sheet: 52 5/8 x 32 1/2 in. (133.7 x 82.5 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Doctors Arthur and Luce Klein, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.464
Not on view
Summer

Marking: verso: paper label "no 9597 L'Ete (1891)"
John Wanamaker (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)(purchased at auction 1956)
Louise d'Argencourt, Marie- Christine Boucher, Douglas Druick, Jacques Foucart Puvis de Chavannes: 1824-1898. Ex. cat. National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, 1977, pp. 212-214.

"Curatorial Reports and Departmental Accessions: Drawings." in Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 1, 1991 - June 30, 1992. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 122, New York, 1992, p. 29.



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