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Drawing, Design for Stained Glass Window, The Mermaid Window, for the A.H. Barney Residence, New York, NY, 1882

This is a Drawing. It was created by Elihu Vedder and manufactured by Louis C. Tiffany & Co. and made for (as the client) Ashbel Holmes Barney. It is dated 1882 and we acquired it in 1955. Its medium is color crayon, brush and gold paint on off-white wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by The American Academy of Arts & Letters and catalogued by Eleonore Kissel. It is credited Gift of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Its dimensions are

Image: 22.7 x 8.1 cm (8 15/16 x 3 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black chalk, lower center: Copyright 1887 By E. Vedder.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Stained Glass Window, The Mermaid Window, for the A.H. Barney Residence, New York, NY, 1882; Elihu Vedder (American, 1836 – 1923); USA; color crayon, brush and gold paint on off-white wove paper; Image: 22.7 x 8.1 cm (8 15/16 x 3 3/16 in.); Gift of the American Academy of Arts and Letters; 1955-38-2-a

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008.

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