This object is currently on display in room 107 as part of Tablescapes: Designs for Dining. There are 3 other images of this object. See our image rights statement.

 

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Drawing, Bathroom and Boudoir Interior

This is a Drawing. We acquired it in 2012. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, gouache, varnish, graphite on off-white paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This interior shows the use of a gilded frieze with motifs of urns, anthemia, and other neo-classical ornament that looks much like the frieze of the surtout de table featured in the center of the gallery. The swans above the frieze, a favorite motif of Empress Josephine, are also seen on the surtout de table.

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Drawing, Bathroom and Boudoir Interior; Previously owned by Eugene V. Thaw ; France; pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, gouache, varnish, graphite on off-white paper; 2012-5-4

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Tablescapes: Designs for Dining.

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