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Autumn in Bruges
A body of water is crossed with a bridge and buildings in the background are reflected in the water. Small brushstrokes of many colors are juxtaposed in an impressionistic manner.
Bag
Handbag for afternoon or evening use. Frame of simulated tortoiseshell, carved and with openwork, with ball/snap closure and chain. Body of bag is of beige fabric with multi-colored petit-point embroidery of a bouquet of flowers. Floral motif on bag in grey, greens, blues, pinks and rose. Lined in rose ribbed silk, and contains a change purse and mirror. French or English in origin.
Balzac and Friends at the Ville d'Avray in 1840
A group of standing men, all wearing gray frock coats, are the predominate feature of the painting. An older woman and a child are to the right and in the background are three more figures.
The Battle of Love
Nude figures frolic in the wooded foreground.
Boots
Pair of boots or "High Button Shoes" of black leather. The shoes, designed with rounded toes, button closed along outer side, with 14 domed black glass buttons on each shoe. The low, stacked heels are rounded at sides and back, and are curved at front, and taper slightly to base. Maker's label stamped inside: "The Krippendorf / Dittmann Co. / Cincinnati" Stamped on sole: "3 36" Stamped inside: "36 3 14522"
Boy's Suit (Jacket, Pants, and Shirt)
Boy's suit. Coat jacket of red wool. Black revers trimmed in black braid with sailor style collar. Long sleeves trimmed with black braid. Slit pocket at left breast with black braid. Ten black silk jacquard covered buttons. Lined in black silk. Retailer's label at center back neckline: "Sanger Bros. / Dallas / Waco" Matching trousers of red wool with black trim on sides seams. Closure of black covered buttons at sides of waistband. Cotton interior waistband with buttonholes for securing shirt to trousers. Stamp on back left waistband (mostly illegible). Accompanying shirt of red silk front panel with ivory damask cotton back panel. Sleeveless. Shirt has ruffles down center front placket with 3 circular white decorative buttons. Pointed collar. Center back opening with 3 circular, white buttons and tailored buttonholes. Shirt has 7 additional buttons around hem which attach to trousers. Front panel lined in matching ivory damask cotton.
Cape
Burnoose-style cape of lavender wool flannel. Mid-skirt length front and back, rounded at bottom to be shorter on each side. Fitted at shoulders. Attached hood gathered around face by use of ribbon ties woven through satin bound buttonholes around border of hood (ribbon missing). Center front opening and hem are trimmed with wide band of pastel green cording in scroll design. Closure of matching satin ribbon ties at neckline. Lined in pastel green satin.
Child's Dress
Child's dress of taupe cotton/silk trimmed in turquoise silk. Flair silhouette with dropped, pleated waist having hip belt effect, and pleats at hem and down center front. Center back opening with 7 turquoise silk covered buttons and tailored buttonholes. Short sleeves with lace at hem. Squared neckline. Lined in brown mercerized cotton.
Corn Husk Doll
The doll's dress has been dyed red and she is holding a baby also made of corn husk. The faces are drawn.
Ensemble - Bodice and Skirt
Ensemble of green and blue plaid cotton with collar and buttons of navy blue velvet. Ensemble consists of: A) Bodice. Waist is fitted with fastening of nine velvet covered buttons and tailored buttonholes, snap at neckline and two hook&eyes at hem. High stand-up collar of velvet. Long sleeves gathered with feather stitching; 6" fitted cuffs. Lined in brown polished cotton. B) Skirt. Full length; gathered on 1" waistband of black cotton with closure of two hook & eyes. Back panel for bustle has waistband of brown polished cotton and ties. One slit pocket at right side seam. 24" waist. Unlined.
Fan
Folding fan. Guards and sticks of carved and pierced ivory (bone?)with a foliage designs. The white sheer organdy leaf is hand-painted with central vignette of a garden scene of a couple greeting a woman seated on a bench. The leaf with added hand-panted border of a garland of flowers. Reverse is unadorned. No visible labels, marks or signatures. Fan has been in-expertly mended at some point previous to entering collection.
Fan
Folding fan. Guards and sticks of lightly carved ivory (bone?) with scrolling foliate designs. The leaf is of white lace. Sticks are unadorned on the reverse. No visible labels, marks or signatures. Fan has alternately been identified as Irish lace or machine-made lace, and dated 1830's or 1880-1899.
Hat
Hat of green felt in the style of a tricorne or cocked hat. Trimmed with green silk roses, brown feathers, a brass buckle on right side and bow on back. Lined in black with central "drawstring".
In the Opera Box Number Three
A woman seated in a box at the theater holds an opened fan.
Kamānche
The three-stringed instrument has a small bulbous body highly decorated with patterns.
The Kiss (Le Baiser)
Bronze sculpture of a nude man and woman seated on a rock, embracing in a kiss.
Madame C
No Description Available.
Ornamental Dish
This decorative dish is covered with figures, fish and waves in many colors and patterns.
Phase III Chief Blanket
No Description Available.
Purse
Handbag with cast and chased silver frame decorated with openwork figures of children harvesting grapes. Ball/snap closure. Silver suspension chain of alternating oval links and links formed of three flower-heads. Bag is oval shaped, black wool with petite point embroidery decoration on each side of a bouquet of trumpet shaped flowers. Pink satin lining. Hallmarked "800" on frame.
Rattle
The rattle's body has a bird-like face carved in low relief on one side.
Rattle
The body of the rattle has a carved face in low relief.
Reticule
Reticule. Drawstring handbag/purse of black knit with openwork band along top through which drawstring is threaded. Running around center of bag are three horizontal bands of blue beads bordered by silver/gold lined beads. Lower part of the bag is completely covered by horizontal bands of silver/gold lined beads and blue beads. Bottom of bag with large sphere covered with blue beads from which hangs tassel of silver/gold lined bead loops. Unlined. Has been dated 1880-1890 or ca. 1916.
Water Jar (Olla)
The wide mouth, earthenware water jar is decorated with black patterns on the cream colored body.
Pumps
Pair of plum purple satin pumps. The shoes are designed with a rounded toe, and plain uppers. The low heel is of a modified Louis or Cuban style, set in, and covered with matching fabric. Partly lined in white kidskin leather.
Stone Breakers, Le Raincy
Drawing depicts three figures, a stone breaker working in foreground, a second standing figure holding a bag with the third figure in the background. Silhouettes of buildings are also in the background.
Almshouse Man in a Top Hat
This graphite drawing depicts the profile of a man wearing a hat and coat.
Cirque at Gavarnie
The almost square composition depicts a dramatic and sublime, circular mountainous landscape with a waterfall.
Hark! The Lark
A pastoral painting of three young women.
Infant's Gown
Infant's gown of white cotton batiste. Round neckline trimmed with ruffle of broderie anglaise. Eleven horizontal bands of broderie anglaise separated with shirring down center front. Hemline trimmed with a 4" band of pin tucks, two band of broderie anglaise separated with shirring and scalloped hem of broderie anglaise. Sleeve hems trimmed with three rows of pin tucks and ruffle of broderie anglaise. Center back closure of 4 pearl buttons on rectangular panel of three vertical bands of broderie anglaise separated by two shirred sections; gathers at base of panel.
On the Cliff at Pourville, Clear Weather
Oil painting of the edge of a cliff overlooking sailboats on the water.
Street in Venice
No Description Available.
Two Roses on a Tablecloth
Oil painting of two light-colored roses on a white tablecloth.
Analysis of the Flight of a Pigeon by the Chronophotographic Method
Photographic analysis of the flight of a pigeon.
Casa Vicens
The facade of the house shows the color and many textural patterns. The windows are dressed with a variety of balconies and grids.
Casa Vicens
A small cupid sits atop a window ledge with the alternating pattern of white tiles and flowered tiles behind.
Casa Vicens
The view is a close detail of the winged dragon like creature atop the fence and behind can be seen the yellow flowery design on the blue-green ground of the ceramic tiles.
Casa Vicens
The close detail view is of the exterior facade and shows the yellow flower decorated ceramic tiles and the wrought iron fence with its flower decorations.
Casa Vicens
The view is of the corner of the house with a close view of colored ceramic tiles and textures.
Casa Vicens
The close view of the exterior of the building shows the detail of the alternating flowered ceramic tiles with plain white tiles as well as two small cupids that sit on a ledge. A vertical stained glass window is also shown.
Casa Vicens
In this view the rough undressed stone is visible juxtaposed next to the rough red brick and the smooth decorative ceramic tiles.
Casa Vicens
The view is of one of the turrets and the juxtaposition of colorful ceramic tiles laid on the rough red bricks.
The Flower Sellers
Two women in ruffled gowns are at the center of the action next to a donkey carrying the flower seller's baskets. General merrymaking takes place behind and beside the women. A couple at the right side of the painting are seated and appear to be chatting.
Professor Henri Cordier
Detail of head, hands, manuscript, and brushwork of painting depicting Professor Henri Cordier (1849-1929).
Professor Henri Cordier
Total view of painting depicting Professor Henri Cordier (1849-1929).
After the Hunt
A still life painting of hunting items and game animals.
The Artist's Sisters
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The Artist's Sisters
No Description Available.
The Burghers of Calais
Total view of The Burghers of Calais with cloaked burgher at right. From the Nineteenth Century.
Claude Debussy in Rome
In the portrait, the man faces the left side of the artwork. The pastel strokes are large and loose creating the planes of his face. He wears a dark suit and has some sparse facial hair.