Wall Maquette

Jean Dunand (French (born Switzerland), Lancy 1877–1942 Paris)
ca. 1927–28
Painted plywood
12 1/4 x 18 1/2 x 3/8 in. (31.1 x 47 x 1 cm)
Credit Line:
Purchase, John Stuart Gordon Gift, 2002
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed (on reverse, in pencil, probably at a later date): etude pré-maquette, chambre à coucher de l'apartement Tempelton [sic] Crocker 1928, Jean Dunand
the designer (until 1942); his son, Bernard Dunand, Paris (1942–98); his daughter and son-in-law, Dorothée and Christian Dougoud Dunand, Villecresnes (1998–2002; sold to MMA)

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Masterpieces of French Art Deco," August 4, 2009–January 23, 2011, no catalogue.

New York. Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. "The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s," April 7–August 20, 2017, no. 145 (as "Wall Maquette for the Apartment of Templeton Crocker, San Francisco").

Jared Goss. French Art Deco. New York, 2014, pp. 85, 87, 89, 256, no. 21h, ill. (color and bw installation photo, Templeton Crocker residence, ca. 1927).

Emily M. Orr in The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s. Exh. cat., Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, New York. Cleveland, 2017, pp. 306, 340, no. 145, fig. 373 (color).