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Design for Sofa and Mirror, Portrait Room, Royal Palace; Warsaw, Poland

view Design for Sofa and Mirror, Portrait Room, Royal Palace; Warsaw, Poland digital asset number 1
Artist:
Jean Louis Prieur, French, 1732 - 1795
Architect:
Victor Louis, French, 1731 - 1802
Client:
Stanislas Augustus II, King of Poland, 1732–1798
Medium:
Pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, rose watercolor on cream laid paper
Culture:
French
Type:
furniture
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
France
Date:
ca. 1766
Period:
Neoclassical
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
A sofa with two end seats separated by gaines from the central section; a double-headed spread eagle, top center, from which festoons hang toward the bottom of the mirror frame, topped by a canopy with feathers; above, curtains are held up by putti crouching at the corners; a circular medallion under the canopy contains the monogram SIR, referring to King Stanislas Augustus II of Poland (l732-1798).
Credit Line:
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
Accession Number:
1911-28-68
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
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Warsaw Market

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Artist:
Louis Lozowick, born Ludvinovka, Russia 1892-died South Orange, NJ 1973
Printer:
George C. Miller, born New York City 1894-died 1965
Medium:
lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
image: 13 5/8 x 9 1/2 in. (34.6 x 24.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1937
Topic:
Figure group\male
Figure(s) in exterior\commercial
Cityscape\Poland\Warsaw
Object\fruit\apple
Object\other\container
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Adele Lozowick
Object number:
1986.81.16
Copyright Credit Line:
© 1937, Lee Lozowick
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
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Petrograd-Warsaw Railway Medal, Jeton

view Petrograd-Warsaw Railway Medal, Jeton digital asset number 1
Associated person:
Nicholas I Emperor of Russia
Alexander II
Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 30.5 mm x 26 mm x 2.6 cm; 1 3/16 in x 1 1/32 in x 1 1/32 in
Object Name:
railway pass
medal
Place made:
Poland
Associated place:
Rossiya: Rossiya, Sankt-Peterburg
Polska: Mazowieckie, Warszawa
Date made:
1862
Description:
This jeton or medalette commemorates the completion of the railroad connecting Saint Petersburg, Russia and Warsaw, Poland in 1862. During the 19th century, much of Poland was under Russian control and was ruled by the Romanovs.
Obverse inscription: H I - A II / 1852 - 1862 С.НЕТЕРЕУРГО - КАРШАВСКАЯ ЖЕЛЂЗНАЯ ДОРОТА (H I represents Nicholas I, A II is Alexander II).
Reverse inscription: СОТРУДНИКАМЪ ПО УСТРОЙСТВУ ДОРОГИ / Bacui : Ceperebur / ШАШИНУ / 102 (H I represents Nicholas I, A II is Alexander II, the Tsars of Poland in 1852 and 1862 respectively).
Location:
Currently not on view
Subject:
Transportation
Russian Jetons
Coins, Currency and Medals
Russian Coins and Jetons
Event:
Completion of the Petrograd - Warsaw Railway
Credit Line:
duPont Collection
ID Number:
NU*66.288.21
Catalog number:
66.288.21
Accession number:
270424
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Armed Forces History: National Numismatic Collection
Russian Coins and Jetons
Russian Jetons
Data Source:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
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Wartość dodana : światowe wzornictwo z polski : katalog wystawy, Warszawa 2009 = Added value : global design form Poland : exhibition catalogue, Warsaw 2009 / [catalog editing, Ewa Siemieńska]

Światowe wzornictwo z polskiAdded value : global design from PolandGlobal design from Poland
Author:
Siemieńska, Ewa
Instytut Wzornictwa Przemysłowego (Warsaw, Poland)
Physical description:
101 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 21x21 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Poland
Date:
2009
Topic:
Design
Designers
Call number:
NK1471.P6 W37 2009
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries

Chariot of Apollo, Ceiling Design for Count Bielinski's Cabinet, Warsaw, Poland

Designer:
Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier, French, 1695–1750
Medium:
Pen and gray ink, brush and watercolor, gouache, gold paint, black chalk on white laid paper
Culture:
French
Type:
interiors
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
Paris, France
Date:
1734
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
The central area is taken up with simulated sky with the chariot of Apollo. Around the edges, allegorical figures seated on clouds; simulated architecture of vaults and pendentives about the outer edges, within an architectural frame.
Credit Line:
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
Accession Number:
1911-28-214
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Schattensprung : 11 Künstlerinnen und Künstler aus Berlin : Mimmo Catania ... [et al.] : 17. September 20. November 1994, Zentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst - Ujazdowski Schlos, Warschau = Skok cienia : 11 artystek i artystów z Berlina : 17 wrzesień - 20 listopad 1994, Centrum Sztuki Współczesnej Zamek Ujazdowski, Warszawa

Skok cienia
Author:
Centrum Sztuki Współczesnej (Warsaw, Poland)
Physical description:
24 p. : ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Germany
Berlin
Date:
1994
Topic:
Art, German--Exhibitions
Call number:
N6885 .S32 1994
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries

Wilanów / [text, Jadwiga Mieleszko ; translation, Bożena Rodzińska]

Author:
Mieleszko, Jadwiga
Subject:
Pałac w Wilanowie (Warsaw, Poland)
Physical description:
20 p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Warsaw (Poland)
Date:
19uu
[19--?]
Topic:
Buildings, structures, etc
Call number:
NA7764.W5 M54 1900z
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries

Studio 1972-1982 / [opracowanie: Zbigniew Taranienko]

Teatr Studio Galeria
Author:
Teatr Studio (Warsaw, Poland) Galeria
Taranienko, Zbigniew
Subject:
Teatr Studio (Warsaw, Poland) Galeria
Physical description:
154 p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Poland
Warsaw
Date:
1982
1982]
Notes:
Includes index.
Topic:
Theaters--Stage-setting and scenery
Set designers
Call number:
PN2091.S8 S78 1982
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries

Osiemnastowieczne fajanse Warszawskie / Ilona Zatorska-Antonowicz

Author:
Zamek Królewski (Warsaw, Poland)
Zatorska-Antonowicz, Ilona
Subject:
Zamek Królewski (Warsaw, Poland) Catalogs
Physical description:
[17] p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Poland
Date:
1993
Topic:
Faience--Catalogs
Pottery--Catalogs
Call number:
NK4305.5.P7 Z24 1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries

Tadashi Kawamata : tk2 : rekonstrukja : projekt rewitalizacji piwnic z XIX wieku = reconstruction : project of revitalisation of the XIXth century cellars

Tk2RekonstrukjaReconstruction
Author:
Kawamata, Tadashi 1953-
Centrum Sztuki Współczesnej (Warsaw, Poland)
Subject:
Kawamata, Tadashi 1953-
Physical description:
99 p. : col. ill. ; 19 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Poland
Warsaw
Date:
2003
[2003]
Notes:
"Opening: 4.10.2003 ... permanent installation ..."--Colophon.
Topic:
Site-specific installations (Art)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries

The afronomical way / Sanford Biggers

Stanford Biggers
Author:
Biggers, Sanford
Centrum Sztuki Współczesnej (Warsaw, Poland)
Subject:
Biggers, Sanford
Physical description:
1 item (43 cards) : col. ill. ; 14 x 11 cm
Type:
Specimens
Exhibitions
Artists' books
Smithsonian Libraries artists' books
Place:
Poland
Date:
2005
C2005
Notes:
Edition of 300 copies.
Consists of 43 color printed cards housed in special box. Text in English and Polish.
Topic:
Artists' books
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries

Adam Adach : portrety, lustra = portraits, mirrors / [curator, Ewa Gorządek]

Portrety, lustraPortraits, mirrors
Author:
Adach, Adam 1962-
Centrum Sztuki Współczesnej (Warsaw, Poland)
Subject:
Adach, Adam 1962-
Physical description:
135 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Exhibitions
Date:
2007
[2007]
Notes:
Catalog of an exhibition held at the Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Apr. 28-June 10, 2007.
Call number:
ND955.P63 A332 2007
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries

Zbiory sztuki współczesnej i dokumentacja / [opracowanie i redakcja katalogu Andrzej Ekwiński]

Author:
Teatr Studio (Warsaw, Poland) Galeria
Ekwiński, Andrzej
Subject:
Teatr Studio (Warsaw, Poland) Galeria
Physical description:
126 p. : ill. ; 30 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1976
20th century
Notes:
English and Polish.
At head of title: Galeria Teatru Studio.
Topic:
Art, Polish
Art, Modern
Call number:
N7255.P6 T43 1976
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries

W samym centrum uwagi = At the very centre of attention / główny kurator projektu, Jarosław Suchan

At the very centre of attentionAt the very center of attention
Author:
Suchan, Jarosłav
Centrum Sztuki Współczesnej (Warsaw, Poland)
Physical description:
6 v. in portfolios, varying number of folded sheets in each portfolio : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm. (unfolded sheets 45 x 64 cm.)
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Poland
Date:
2005
21st century
Notes:
Catalog for the 6-part exhibition by the Centrum Sztuki Współczesnej, Warsaw, Nov. 2005-July 2006.
PROVISIONAL RECORD: GIH
Contents:
Cz. 2. Supergrupa Azorro -- Cezary Bodzianowski -- Andrzej Czarnacki -- Oskar Dawicki -- Zbigniew Libera -- Grzegorz Sztwiertnia -- cz. 3. Kuba Bąkowski -- Hubert Czerepok -- Dominik Lejman -- Jan Simon
Topic:
Art, Polish
Art and society--History
Data Source:
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Paweł Kwiek : ekumenizm sztuki = the ecumenism of art : Mała Galeria ... marzec/March 1988

Ekumenizm sztukiEcumenism of art
Author:
Kwiek, Paweł 1951-
Mała Galeria (Warsaw, Poland)
Subject:
Kwiek, Paweł 1951- Exhibitions
Physical description:
[8] p. : ill. ; 19 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1988
[1988]
Notes:
Cover title.
PROVISIONAL RECORD: GIH
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries

Złocenie galwaniczne / Jan Socha

Author:
Socha, Jan
Instytut Mechaniki Precyzyjnej (Warsaw, Poland)
Physical description:
256 p., [18] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1979
Notes:
"A-26."
Topic:
Gilding
Galvanizing
Metals--Finishing
Call number:
TS715 .S67
TS715.S67
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries

Wilanów

Author:
Fijałkowski, Wojciech
Subject:
Pałac w Wilanowie (Warsaw, Poland)
Physical description:
32 p. illus., map. 16 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1965
Call number:
NA7764.W5 F4X
NA7764.W5F4X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries

Mariusz Kruk : not quite at home

Author:
Kruk, Mariusz 1952-
Centrum Sztuki Współczesnej (Warsaw, Poland)
Subject:
Kruk, Mariusz 1952- Exhibitions
Physical description:
1 v. (unpaged) : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1991
Notes:
Exhibition catalog.
Call number:
N7255.P63 K7852 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries

Klucz do oznaczania waz̀niejszych szkodliwych owadów leśnych

Author:
Nunberg, Marian
Instytut Badawczy Leśnictwa (Warsaw, Poland)
Physical description:
313 p. illus. 18 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1951
Notes:
At head of title: Instytut Badawczy Leśnictwa.
Topic:
Beneficial insects
Insect pests
Forest insects
Call number:
SB931 .N97 1951
SB931.N97 1951
Data Source:
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Najważniejsze szkodliwe owady leśne

Author:
Nunberg, Marian
Instytut Badawczy Leśnictwa (Warsaw, Poland)
Physical description:
96 p. 25 plates. 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1950
Notes:
At head of title: Instytut Badawczy Leśnictwa.
Topic:
Beneficial insects
Insect pests
Forest insects
Call number:
SB931 .N97n
SB931.N97n
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries

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