L'Ornement Polychrome: Greco-Roman: Plate IX

Artwork

Identifier:
1998.233.9
Artist:
Auguste Racinet
Medium:
Chromolithograph
Date:
1869
Dimensions:
Artworks - Height: 16 in Width: 12.25 in
Note: Image Size: 11.8125"H x 7.6875"W Paper Size: 16"H x 12.25"W
Description:
Greco-Roman print with blocks of floral and faunal motifs in bright colors.
Historical Context:
This piece is one of a collection of 220 plates created as reference works for architects, artists and decorators in the 19th century. The goal was to bring motifs from various ancient cultures around the world to the hands of designers of the time. Egyptian, Etruscan, Greek, Roman, Chinese, Japanese, Persian and Indian influences were all included. Also highlighted in the publications were Medieval, Renaissance and 18th century European art.
Credit:
GVSU Collection
Getty Art and Architecture Thesaurus Term
chromolithographs
Current Location:
GVSU ➜ Print and Drawing Cabinet ➜ Cabinet E ➜ Drawer 10 (E)
Location Notes:
PDC; Cabinet E; Drawer 10