See more objects with the tag asymmetry, stairs, clients, artisans, black and white, textile design.

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

Object Timeline

1938

  • Work on this object began.

1939

  • Work on this object ended.

1999

  • We acquired this object.

2012

2015

2020

  • You found it!

Drawing, Houses on a Street, 1938–39

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Lydia Van Gelder. It is dated 1938–39 and we acquired it in 1999. Its medium is brush and watercolor, black crayon on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Lydia Van Gelder. It is credited Gift of Lydia Van Gelder.

  • Zig-Zag Chair, ca. 1934
  • joined and painted elm.
  • Museum purchase from Decorative Arts Association Acquisition Fund.
  • 1994-60-1

Its dimensions are

(irregular): 27.7 x 15.9 cm (10 7/8 x 6 1/4 in.)

It is signed

Signed in black crayon, lower right: LVG

Cite this object as

Drawing, Houses on a Street, 1938–39; Designed by Lydia Van Gelder (American, 1911–2012); USA; brush and watercolor, black crayon on paper; (irregular): 27.7 x 15.9 cm (10 7/8 x 6 1/4 in.); Gift of Lydia Van Gelder; 1999-49-6

There are restrictions for re-using this image. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

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/18678921/ |title=Drawing, Houses on a Street, 1938–39 |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=28 September 2020 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>