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Object ID #18572631

This is a Sidewall. It was manufactured by André Groult. We acquired it in 1945. Its medium is block printed on paper. It is a part of the Wallcoverings department.

The lone female figure standing in contrapposto alludes to antique statuary, while the draped garlands and the delicate balancing of the figure on the floral swag draw from eighteenth-century neoclassical wallpapers. The fresh colors and minimal nature of the design speaks to the 1920s.

  • Dish, 1920
  • molded glass.
  • Gift of Jacques Jugeat.
  • 1969-126-5
  • Seated Nude Figure, 1923
  • porcelain, enamel.
  • The Henry and Ludmilla Shapiro Collection; Partial gift and partial purchase....
  • 1989-41-177

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Object ID #18572631; Manufactured by André Groult (French, 1884–1967); block printed on paper; 1945-13-3-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibitions The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s and The Cooper-Hewitt Collections: A Design Resource.

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