Arthur Joseph Davis (British, Bayswater 1878–1951 Wimbledon)
Watercolor over graphite
Sheet: 7 7/8 × 12 3/16 in. (20 × 30.9 cm) [half of the folio]
Drawings, Ornament & Architecture
Purchase, Anne Stern Gift, 1976
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.