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Drawing, Study for "The Mermaid Window," A.H. Barney Residence, New York, NY, 1882

This is a Drawing. It was created by Elihu Vedder. It is dated 1882 and we acquired it in 1955. Its medium is pastel crayon, brush and wash on wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Gift of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

  • Demi-parure
  • 18k gold, cabochon sapphire, demantoid garnet, faceted sapphires and enamel.
  • 59.2016.11a/c

Its dimensions are

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

It is signed

Signed in pastel crayon, lower center: Copyright 1887 By E. VEDDER

Cite this object as

Drawing, Study for "The Mermaid Window," A.H. Barney Residence, New York, NY, 1882; Elihu Vedder (American, 1836 – 1923); USA; pastel crayon, brush and wash on wove paper; 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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