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Mural Decoration for a Bathroom
  • Alexandre Louis Marie Charpentier
    1856–1909
    born: Paris, France ; died: Neuilly, France
  • Mural Decoration for a Bathroom, 1898
  • Where object was made: France
  • color lithograph, embossing
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 224 x 166 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 13/16 x 6 1/2 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 291 x 204 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 11 7/16 x 8 1/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift from the Virginia and Ira Jackson Collection, Houston
  • Not on display
  • 2004.0071
Description
Inscriptions/Signature
Exhibitions

Color image of three water plants at bottom, each with one single white flower. All three have green leaves. There appears to be a row of flowers set underneath the water. Water in background has ripples and light reflecting off it. Entire image is drawn on grid pattern. At top of image there is a white row containing very faint images of women. Embossed female nude in background.