Front Elevation of an Art Nouveau Display Cabinet

Georges de Feure French
Edward Colonna German

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Front elevation of an Art Nouveau display cabinet, presented against a wall. The cabinet is made of wood and is sparsely decorated with carved wood ornaments. This design is part of a group of drawings representing a range of furniture designs in the French Art Nouveau style, attributed to Edward Colonna and Georges de Feure. The designs are all executed in graphite and finished with watercolor. The high degree of finish of these drawings suggest that they were used for presentation to clients, or possibly served as models for lithographic illustrations. The Museum has several furniture pieces by both artists that closely relate to the present group of drawings. The design for a small side table by Colonna, in particular, show great similarities.

Front Elevation of an Art Nouveau Display Cabinet, Georges de Feure (French, Paris 1868–1943 Paris), Graphite and watercolor

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