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Three panels of architectural decoration, upper panel showing lower left of frame with claw foot; lower left with floral design around central framed oval; middle panel empty. Dotted line with arrow at bottom runs down right edge.

Details

  • Title: Design for the Lower Portion of a Wall Panel
  • Creator: Gilles-Marie Oppenord
  • Date Created: 1714
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
  • Medium: Pen and black and sepia ink, brush and wash, black chalk on paper
  • Provenance: Léon Decloux, Sèvres, France, in collection in 1906.
  • Exhibitions: London - Victoria and Albert Museum, An American Museum of Arts and Design: Designs from the Cooper-Hewitt Collection, NY, June 13 - August 12, 1973, no. 108 (illus.); traveled to Booklyn Musuem, December 18, 1973 - February 3, 1974.American Federation of Arts, Decorative Design of the Rococo Period, traveling exhibition 1953-54.
  • Dimensions: 22.7 x 18.4 cm (8 15/16 x 7 1/4 in.)
  • Bibliography: Elaine Evans Dee, An American Museum of Arts and Design: Designs from the Cooper-Hewitt Collection, NY, London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1973, p. 47, no. 108.

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