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Notre Dame, Paris

Description: The painting depicts a bridge over the River Seine and the view from behind of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.
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Date: 1884
Creator: Benoist, Félix

After the Hunt

Description: A still life painting of hunting items and game animals.
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Date: 1884
Creator: Harnett, William Michael

Reticule

Description: 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.
Date: 1880/1916

The Flower Sellers

Description: 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.
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Date: 1883
Creator: Marchetti, Ludovico

Professor Henri Cordier

Description: Detail of head, hands, manuscript, and brushwork of painting depicting Professor Henri Cordier (1849-1929).
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Date: 1883
Creator: Gustave Caillebotte

Self Portrait

Description: Total view of a self portrait of artist Gustave Caillebotte.
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Date: 1889
Creator: Gustave Caillebotte

Self Portrait

Description: Detail view of head and brushwork of self portrait of Gustave Caillebotte.
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Date: 1889
Creator: Gustave Caillebotte

Bag

Description: 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.
Date: 1880/1920

Boots

Description: 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"
Date: [1880..1915]
Creator: Krippendorf, Dittmann & Co.

Pumps

Description: 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.
Date: 1881~

Fan

Description: 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.
Date: 1880/1889

Fan

Description: 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.
Date: 1880/1899

Cape

Description: 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.
Date: 1880/1890