Print, "Trompe l'Oeil Painting, Decoration for the Staircase, De Voorst, The Netherlands, Plate from "Nouveaux livres de peintures de salles et d'Escaliers"", ca. 1700 Etching on white laid paper. Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund. 1988-4-39.
What is this?
Alcove decorated with male and female Classical figures before a planned garden with trompe l’oeil ceiling depicting wind and clouds.
This object has been included in the following exhibitions:
- The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource, Tuesday, March 26, 1991 - Sunday, August 30, 1992