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Designs for Chinoiserie Ornament

François Boucher1730–60

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

The ornamental part is sketched, the figures are completed. Two kneeling servants offer drinks to a seated man.Reverse: Slight sketches of ornamental details.

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  • Title: Designs for Chinoiserie Ornament
  • Creator: François Boucher
  • Date Created: 1730–60
  • Provenance: Given by the Hewitt sisters.
  • Exhibitions: Northampton, Mass., Smith College Museum of Art, "Chinoiserie," Apr. 28 - June 7 1965.Cincinatti, Ohio, The Taft Museum. "Chinoiserie." 5 Oct. 1979 - 2 Dec.
  • Dimensions: 11/3 x 16 cm (4 7/16 x 6 5/16 in.)
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt
  • Medium: Black chalk, pen and brown ink on paper

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