"Les Jardins Francais" Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1822-1836

GUSN

GUSN-179301

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

Descriptive Terms

scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper

Pattern

Les Jardins Francais

Associated Building

Original To 112 Beacon Street,

Additional Identification Number

531

Related Items

Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1929.1853.1A-H
Title Wallpaper Accession Number 1929.1854.2

Maker

Zuber et Cie (Manufacturer)
Mongin, Antoine-Pierre

Location of Origin

France

Object Type

Building Component

Dimensions

47 1/2 x 11 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Sturgis Hooper Lothrop and Mrs. Templeman Coolidge

Accession Number

1929.1854.1

Reference Notes

McClelland, pg. 183, "French Scenic Wallpaper 1795-1865," pg. 272-273, fig. 20

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Wall Fragment

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

statue of a putto on the back of a lion
pedestal
trees

Period/Style

Scenic