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.

 

Object Timeline

1938

  • We acquired this object.

2016

2022

  • You found it!

Drawing, The Salutation at the Masquerade

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Edouard de Beaumont. It is dated ca. 1860 and we acquired it in 1938. Its medium is pen and ink, brush and watercolor on bristol board. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was bequest of Erskine Hewitt. It is credited Bequest of Erskine Hewitt.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 30.4 × 23.5 cm (11 15/16 × 9 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and ink, bottom: Pourquoi me salue-tu si bas? Je ne te connais pas / C’est justement Madame, parce que je n’ai pas l’honneur / de vous connaître, car si je savais qui vous êtes, / peut-être que je ne vous saluerais pas du tout. . .Madame! / Malhonnête!

Cite this object as

Drawing, The Salutation at the Masquerade; Designed by Edouard de Beaumont (French, 1821 - 1888); France; pen and ink, brush and watercolor on bristol board; H x W: 30.4 × 23.5 cm (11 15/16 × 9 1/4 in.); Bequest of Erskine Hewitt; 1938-57-105

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/18346523/ |title=Drawing, The Salutation at the Masquerade |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=25 May 2022 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>