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Designer:
Pierre Ranson, French, 1736–1786  Search this
Medium:
Pen and brown ink, brush and gouache, black wash, graphite on white heightening on paper
Type:
architecture, interiors
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
France
Date:
ca. 1780
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Interior wall decoration with alcove for a painting. Wall decorated with panels of French symbols, such as banners, rooster, drums, fasces and pickaxe. These panels flank central niche/alcove which is decorated with drapery in blue and gold, topped with banners, a helmet and sword.
Credit Line:
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
Accession Number:
1911-28-262
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1911-28-262