Lampada A Petrolio con Reticella Brevetto Auer Incandescenza [Oil Lamp with Wire Gauze Brevetto Auer Incandescent]

 
Lampada A Petrolio con Reticella Brevetto Auer Incandescenza [Oil Lamp with Wire Gauze Brevetto Auer Incandescent]
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  • Title :     Lampada A Petrolio con Reticella Brevetto Auer Incandescenza [Oil Lamp with Wire Gauze Brevetto Auer Incandescent]
  • Artist:     Giovanni Mataloni Designer Eseguito Nell'istituto Cartografico Italiano Publisher Istituto Cartografico Italiano Printer
  • Accession:     86.4.33
  • Country:     Italy Rome
  • Date:     1896
  • Dimensions:     Inches 59 37-1/4, Centimeters 149.9 94.6
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Posters and Printed Ephemera
  • Subject:     Lighting/Lighting Design , Advertising
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     86.4.33.JPG
  • Tags:     Posters and Printed Ephemera
Description:
Ink on paper poster mounted on linen; image depicts two nude allegorical figures, one holds a shining oil lamp while the other pulls wire gauze out of the water below as both figures are entwined with the gauze as it is pulled from the water and into the lamp which is surrounded by a border of flowers.