Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Catalog Data

Artist:
Frederick Crace, English, 1779–1859  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor over graphite on white wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 32.7 x 51.8 cm (12 7/8 x 20 3/8 in. )
Type:
interiors
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Designed in:
England
Date:
ca. 1817
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Elevation of the west wall with two large wall-paintings flanking the fireplace. The panel to the left has as its central subject a lion trampling two dragon-serpents, while the frame above is composed of two coiled serpents. The panel to the right is made up of ornamental motifs with a lion at center. Within narrow painted panels to the far left and far right are figures of devil-dancers.
Original album associated with this collection still exists. See 1948-40-1 accessory
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. John Innes Kane
Accession Number:
1948-40-13
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq40c96bde8-5b01-4920-8508-d49dec6014aa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1948-40-13