Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Candelabrum with Alternative Designs for the Arms

Artist:
Workshop of Henri Auguste (French, Paris 1759–1816 Port-au-Prince)
Artist:
After a design by Jean Guillaume Moitte (French, Paris 1746–1810 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1770–1800
Medium:
Pen and black ink, brush and gray wash. Framing lines in pen and black ink.
Dimensions:
25 1/16 x 19 1/2 in. (63.7 x 49.5 cm)
Classifications:
Drawings, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Rogers Fund and The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1978
Accession Number:
1978.521.4
Not on view
Inscription: In graphite at lower right: "C421"
Jean-Baptiste-Claude Odiot (French, 1763–1850); Maison Odiot (French); Galerie Fischer-Kiener, Paris; Vendor: Adrian Ward-Jackson
James David Draper, Clare Le Corbeiller The Arts Under Napoleon. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1978, cat. no. 85.

Mary L. Myers French Architectural and Ornament Drawings of the Eighteenth Century. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1991, cat. no. 3, pp. 4-5, ill.

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



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