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Sketch for an Iris Brooch
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Sketch for an Iris Brooch

Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description While working on the Iris Corsage Ornament, Farnham designed several other related brooches including this example which is in a private collection.
Date Description Narrative
1/06/2016Loan Considerationexamined for loan
  • Bedazzled: 5,000 Years of Jewelry from the Walters Art Museum. Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville; The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota; The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2006-2009.
  • American Watercolor in the Age of Homer and Sargent. Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia. 2017.
Provenance Tiffany and Co., New York, New York; Given to Walters Art Museum, January 1988.
Credit Gift of Tiffany & Co., 1988

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ca. 1900
watercolors and opaque watercolors, gold paint and grey wash with selectively applied glaze over graphite on grey-brown wove paper
(Painting & Drawing)
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H: 7 5/8 × W: 2 9/16 in. (19.4 × 6.5 cm); Framed H: 21 1/4 × W: 16 1/4 × D: 1 5/16 in. (53.98 × 41.28 × 3.33 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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