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Design for a Wall Elevation with an Arched Mirror over a Fireplace (First Floor)

Artist:
Mewès and Davis (active London and Paris, from 1900)
Artist:
Charles-Frédéric Mewès (Strasbourg 1860–1914 Paris)
Artist:
Arthur Joseph Davis (British, Bayswater 1878–1951 Wimbledon)
Date:
ca. 1900–1914
Medium:
Watercolor over graphite
Dimensions:
Sheet: 7 7/8 × 12 3/16 in. (20 × 30.9 cm) [half of the folio]
Classifications:
Drawings, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Anne Stern Gift, 1976
Accession Number:
1976.502.1.2(18)
Not on view
Design for a period style wall elevation with a large arched mirror and a fireplace in the middle bay. There are two bays on either side which show blank wall panels. The modest decorations are in a late neoclassical style. The walls are painted in a white-grey palette.
Vendor: Benjamin Weinreb (London)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Living in Style: Five Centuries of Interior Design from the Collection of Drawings and Prints," June 17, 2013–September 9, 2013.

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