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Design for a Panel with Two Mirrors

Unknownbefore 1742

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

The edge of the design of right half (2) is pasted over that of a left half (1). Either design includes an upper oval and a lower oblong mirror. (1) suggests horizontal lower mirror, (2) vertical lower mirror. Either design suggests a female mask in the top center of the upper mirror, (A) a second one in the bottom center of the upper mirror and a vase over the center of the bottom mirror.

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  • Title: Design for a Panel with Two Mirrors
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: before 1742
  • Provenance: Léon Decloux, Sèvres, France (in his collection in 1906)
  • Dimensions: 30.7 x 7.6 cm (12 1/16 in. x 3 in.)
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
  • Medium: Pen and black ink, brush and watercolor, graphite on paper

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