There is one other image of this object. This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions), and as such we offer a high-resolution image of it. See our image rights statement.

 

See more objects with the color khaki grey dimgrey or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline

1931

  • We acquired this object.

1991

1996

2015

2020

  • You found it!

Drawing, Design for a Clock, 1800–1825

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.

This object was donated by Sarah Cooper Hewitt and Eleanor Garnier Hewitt. It is credited Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt.

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, 1800–1825; 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.

This image is in the public domain (free of copyright restrictions). You can copy, modify, and distribute this work without contacting the Smithsonian. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-6.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18325991/ |title=Drawing, Design for a Clock, 1800–1825 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=4 April 2020 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>