Sidewall (France), 1920
The perfect symmetry of this design, along with the floral garlands and carved statues, have strong ties to the past, while the manicured shrubs, large central fountain, and widely spaced elements revealing expanses of metallic gold ground, all reflect the new modern movement.
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Its dimensions are
H x W: 93 × 49.8 cm (36 5/8 × 19 5/8 in.)
It is inscribed
Printed on reverse: 2119 ST
Cite this object as
Sidewall (France), 1920; Distributed by Nancy McClelland, Inc. ; block printed on paper; H x W: 93 × 49.8 cm (36 5/8 × 19 5/8 in.); Gift of Nancy McClelland; 1945-3-1
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.