Drawing, Design for a Clock
This is a Drawing. It was made for Lefebvre Manufactory, Tournai. It is dated 1800–1825 and we acquired it in 1931. Its medium is pen and gray ink, brush and yellow, green and brown washes on off-white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.
Its dimensions are
51.9 x 42.9 cm (20 7/16 x 16 7/8in.)
It has the following markings
watermark: Heawood 1364
It is inscribed
In pen and brown ink, lower left: "Le naufrage le vesseau vert 57 [---]"; in pen and brown ink at bottom margin, center: "a.a.o.f. gold/ [---]od"
Cite this object as
Drawing, Design for a Clock; Made for Lefebvre Manufactory, Tournai ; Belgium; pen and gray ink, brush and yellow, green and brown washes on off-white laid paper; 51.9 x 42.9 cm (20 7/16 x 16 7/8in.); Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt; 1931-64-131
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.