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"Les Jardins Francais" Wallpaper

1929.1854.1 (RS198679)

Description

A fragment of the first panel of Zuber's "Les Jardins Francais." The panel features a statue of a putto on the back of a lion, on a pedestal at the end of a bridge. Lots of trees surround the statue. Printed in two blues, two greys, five greens, and two pinks.

Details

Maker
Zuber et Cie (Manufacturer)
Mongin, Antoine-Pierre
Date
1822-1836
Location of origin
France
Associated Building
Original To 112 Beacon Street.
Object type
Building Component
Places
France
Descriptive terms
scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper
Dimensions
47 1/2 x 11 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1929.1854.1
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. William Sturgis Hooper Lothrop and Mrs. Templeman Coolidge
GUSN
179301
Reference Notes
McClelland, pg. 183, "French Scenic Wallpaper 1795-1865," pg. 272-273, fig. 20
Related Items
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1929.1853.1A-H Relationship panel from the same pattern (possibly same paper)
Title Wallpaper Accession number 1929.1854.2 Relationship Another layer of wallpaper from same home.

Wallpaper Details

Medium
Paper
Print Technique
Block Printed
Decor Motif
statue of a putto on the back of a lion
pedestal
trees
Period/Style
Scenic
Form
Wall Fragment
Pattern Name
Les Jardins Francais
State
Original
Paper Type
Handmade
Use
Sidewall/Fill

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