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Design for a Belt Buckle with Two Fish and Seaweed

Eugène Grasset1900

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Motif of inverted pair of fish and seaweed in oval shape. Profile details of jewel in graphite at right.

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  • Title: Design for a Belt Buckle with Two Fish and Seaweed
  • Creator: Eugène Samuel Grasset
  • Date Created: 1900
  • Signed: Signed in graphite with monogram at bottom right of design
  • Provenance: Henri Vever Collection (design for Paris Exhibition of 1900); Pierre Béres, Inc.
  • Paper Support: gray-green wove paper
  • Inscribed: Numbered in graphite at lower right: 6
  • Exhibitions: New York, NY - CHNDM. Opening Our Doors: Selections from the Design Resource Center. June 4-August 30, 1998.New York, NY - CHNDM. L'Art de Vivre: Decorative Arts and Design in France 1789-1989. March 30-July 16, 1989.New York, NY - CHNDM. Objects of Adornment: Five Thousand Years of Jewelry from the Collection of the Watlers Art Gallery, Baltimore. October 16, 1984-January 6, 1985.New York, NY - Cooper Union Museum. Nineteenth Century Jewelry. April 23 - June 17, 1955.New Haven, CN - Yale University Art Gallery, February 3-March 1, 1955.Pasadena, CA - Art Institute, The Turn of the Century, November 19-December 20, 1953.
  • Dimensions: 32.1 x 24.9 cm (12 5/8 x 9 13/16 in.)
  • Bibliography: C. Arminjon, et al. L'Art de Vivre: Decorative Arts and Design in France, 1789-1989. New York: The Vendome Press and Cooper-Hewitt Museum, 1989, p. 211 [illus.pl. 360].
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. Gustav E. Kissel
  • Medium: Brush and watercolor and gouache; graphite on gray-green wove paper

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