Design for tile tableau with dragonfly motif

 
Design for tile tableau with dragonfly motif
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  • Title :     Design for tile tableau with dragonfly motif
  • Artist:     Dominicus (Petrus Johannes) de Ruiter Designer Rozenburg Ceramics Factory Manufacturer
  • Accession:     87.1637.5.52.24
  • Country:     Netherlands
  • Date:     circa 1897
  • Dimensions:     Inches 14-1/16 6-1/16, Centimeters 35.7 15.4
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
  • Collection Theme:     Art Nouveau
  • Subject:     Animals , Insect , Ceramics/Ceramic Design , Decoration
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     87.1637.5.52.24.JPG
  • Tags:     Art Nouveau~Nieuwe Kunst, Dutch Art Nouveau~Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
Description:
Original watercolor and graphite design drawing for architectural use such as a portico or lower wall section interior for a tile tableau consisting of thirty-six tiles with dragonfly, lizard, floral (wisteria) motifs; graphite annotations at margin; thirty-six tiles alternating lozenge decor and dragonflies, bordered at top with wisteria and lizard motifs, and at bottom organic decorative element.