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Artist:
Unknown, German  Search this
German School  Search this
Medium:
Brush and watercolor, pen and ink, graphite on white wove paper
Type:
interiors
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Date:
1830
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
This interior view, clearly dificient in perspective, may have been painted by a Prussian cavalry officer. The trappings of an army officer - green and red military jacket hung over a chair back, plumed helmet, sword belt, three swords - indicate an officer's quarters. Pale wood furniture in the practical Biedermeier style, trellis-patterned wallpaper and simple white curtains create a quiet environment for sleep and study. Further details include a book-lined desk, a zither placed on the skirted table in front of the sofa and fencing gear hung on the fire screen next to the large black iron stove.
Credit Line:
Thaw Collection
Accession Number:
2007-27-13
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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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/kq433049f3e-ca39-482e-acd8-e4f6e4d6bb2e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_2007-27-13