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1912

  • Work on this object began.

1919

  • Work on this object ended.

1991

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Four Studies of Garden Parterres, 1912–19

This is a Drawing. It was designed by André Vera and Paul Vera. It is dated 1912–19 and we acquired it in 1991. Its medium is brush and watercolor, black chalk, graphite on off-white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

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

Its dimensions are

23.6 × 31.6 cm (9 5/16 × 12 7/16 in.) Mat: 35.6 × 45.7 cm (14 × 18 in.)

It is inscribed

In graphite, center and right center: number sequence counted off in 10s; inscription in French, Ne placer la nouvel parterre/une feuillage tis --[illeg.]/par example

Cite this object as

Drawing, Four Studies of Garden Parterres, 1912–19; Designed by André Vera and Paul Vera; France; brush and watercolor, black chalk, graphite on off-white laid paper; 23.6 × 31.6 cm (9 5/16 × 12 7/16 in.) Mat: 35.6 × 45.7 cm (14 × 18 in.); Museum purchase from Smithsonian Institution Collections Acquisition Program Fund; 1991-58-27

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