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Paper Palaces:
The Decloux Collection at Cooper Hewitt

Monday, January 25, 10am
Online with Julia Siemon of Cooper Hewitt

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Jean-Charles Delafosse (French, 1734-91); View of a Masquerade Ball, ca. 1770-80; Pen and black ink, brush and gray wash, watercolor, black chalk on white laid paper;
Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council. 1911-28-38.

 

Cooper Hewitt is home to one of the nation's premiere collections of eighteenth-century French architectural and interior design drawings, many of which were acquired from the collector Jean Léon Decloux (1840-1929). In this virtual program, Julia Siemon, Assistant Curator of Drawings, Prints & Graphic Design, will explore the rich history of the Decloux Collection and discuss key works by artists including Gilles-Marie Oppenord, Juste-Aurèle Meissonnier, and Jean-Charles Delafosse.

 

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