Drawing, "Roof Garden, Hotel Gibson, Cincinnati, OH", 1928 Pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, white gouache, gold paint, graphite on yellowish paper, laid down on tissue paper. Museum purchase through gift of Carola Walton in memory of her mother Dorothy S. Teegan. 1990-126-1.
What is this?
The sheet depicts a large hall with a double skylight. The ceiling and upper parts of the walls are heavily decorated with floral motifs The center of the hall is left open while its edges are occupied by tables and seated figures. A stage with playing musicians is situated against the back wall.