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Design for a Canape with Red Upholstery against a Yellow Marbled Backdrop for Harold Brown Esq. (RI)

Artist:
Ogden Codman, Jr. (American, Boston, Massachusetts 1868–1951 Grégy-sur-Yerre)
Date:
1893–94
Medium:
Watercolor over graphite
Dimensions:
Sheet: 4 1/2 × 10 3/16 in. (11.4 × 25.8 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
Gift of Estate of Ogden Codman, 1951
Accession Number:
51.644.76(21)
Not on view
Design for a canape with red striped upholstery and a white, wooden classical frame. The canape is presented as seen from the front and the side, set against a yellow, marbled backdrop.
Inscription: 'No 16'
Ogden Codman, Jr. (American, Boston, Massachusetts 1868–1951 Grégy-sur-Yerre); 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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