Drawing, ""The Mermaid Window", Design for Stained Glass Window for the A.H. Barney Residence, New York, NY", 1882 Colored crayons, brush and gold paint on off white wove paper, three sheets mounted together. Gift of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. 1955-38-2-c.
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Narrow flanking panel for central composition. Pearl rocaille escutcheon swings from branch of under water plant, with fish swimming about. Large scallop shell at bottom.