"Les Paysages de Télémaque dans l'île de Calypso"

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

1815-1820

GUSN

GUSN-295282

Description

French scenic wallpaper "Les Paysages de Télémaque dans l'île de Calypso". Twenty seven panels depict scenes from the story "Les Aventures de Télémaque," written by François Fénelon in 1699. Block printed in eighty-five colors with 2,027 woodblocks. Printed in four greens, two browns, two pinks, two blues, orange, white and gray on a light blue ground.

Details

Descriptive Terms

scenic wallpapers
Wallpaper

Additional Identification Number

1675

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Building Component

Accession Number

1973.101.2