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Design for a Garden Parterre of Cut Grass and Colored Gravel, from "Nouveaux Livre de Parterres," in Oeuvres Du Sr. D. Marot..., The Hague: Chez Pierre Husson, c.1702

Catalog Data

Designer:
Daniel Marot, French, active in the Netherlands and England, 1661–1752  Search this
Etcher:
Daniel Marot, French, active in the Netherlands and England, 1661–1752  Search this
Medium:
Etching on cream laid paper
Type:
architecture
Print
Object Name:
Print
Made in:
France
Date:
ca. 1702
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Symmetrical arrangement of parterres de broderie in desgin of fleur-de-lis and cartouches. The spaces between filled witih colored sand or gravel. At upper center, a reflective pool with fountain flanked by putti spewing water. Borders of vertical grass strips flanked by potted evergreens and bands of flowers.
Credit Line:
Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment Fund
Accession Number:
1988-4-16
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
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Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4bc5b6a8a-75cf-4faf-bd43-7baea0ac9a51
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1988-4-16