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Design for Louise Vanderbilt's Bedroom at Hyde Park

Artist:
Ogden Codman, Jr. (American, Boston, Massachusetts 1868–1951 Grégy-sur-Yerre)
Date:
1898
Medium:
Watercolor and graphite
Dimensions:
Sheet: 8 3/16 × 13 1/8 in. (20.8 × 33.4 cm)
Classifications:
Drawings, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Gift of Estate of Ogden Codman, 1951
Accession Number:
51.644.80(2)
Not on view
Design for Louise Vanderbilt's Bedroom at Hyde Park. The room was modelled after Marie Antoinette's chanber at Versailles in a late Rococo style. The canopy bed is placed in an alcove and surrounded by a circular balustrade. This is included in the design but can be folded back to reveal the bed behind it.
Donor: Estate of Ogden Codman, Jr.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Living in Style: Five Centuries of Interior Design from the Collection of Drawings and Prints," June 17, 2013–September 9, 2013.

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