Study for the Service des Arts Industriels

French
1823–25


Dimensions

Sheet: 15.6 x 15.9 cm (6 1/8 x 6 1/4 in.

Accession Number

1987.260

Medium or Technique

Graphite and ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Drawings

Graphite and ink on paper. Drawing depicting workshop at Sèvres porcelain factory in which ground colors were applied and gilt decoration was burnished, figures in room with pots on floor and shelves. Inscription in graphite at top: “fonds G(ran)d feu au mordant et au Putois” Paper in irregular circular shape with notches at 3 o’clock and 9 o’clock. Paper stained along edges.

Provenance

Acquired May 1987

Credit Line

H. E. Bolles Fund