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Drawing, Jardin d'Amour (Ground Plan for a House and Formal Garden: "Love Garden")

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Paul Vera and André Vera and drafted by Eugène Verdeau and published by Emile-Paul Frères. It is dated ca. 1914 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is pen and black ink, brush and black ink, watercolor, gouache, graphite on beige wove paper, laid down. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program Fund.

  • Sampler (Mexico)
  • linen and silk embroidery, linen foundation.
  • Bequest of Mrs. Henry E. Coe.
  • 1941-69-132
  • Sidewall (France)
  • machine-printed paper.
  • Gift of Mrs. Cornelius Sullivan.
  • 1930-21-1-i

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Its dimensions are

61.3 × 43.8 cm (24 1/8 × 17 1/4 in.) Mat: 71.1 × 55.9 cm (28 × 22 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black ink, center: MAISON; scale in centimeters; lower center: ECHELLE; lower center margin: ENTREE; in white gouache, upper center: ROND D'EAU

Cite this object as

Drawing, Jardin d'Amour (Ground Plan for a House and Formal Garden: "Love Garden"); Designed by Paul Vera and André Vera; France; pen and black ink, brush and black ink, watercolor, gouache, graphite on beige wove paper, laid down; 61.3 × 43.8 cm (24 1/8 × 17 1/4 in.) Mat: 71.1 × 55.9 cm (28 × 22 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program Fund; 1991-58-14

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