Peinture décorative : panneaux executés dans les ateliers de Arthur Martin et reproduits par la photographie.
Martin, Arthur -- 1801-1856. Mural painting and decoration. Ringling, John -- 1866-1936 -- Book collections. Decorative arts. Putti. Ornaments.
After his death, the portfolio was found in John Ringling’s walk-in closet on top of a bookshelf stacked with other oversized portfolios located in his personal office in Ca’d’Zan. This portfolio contains 12 reproduced photographic plates of decorative mural illustrations on Bristol board. The panels were designed by the Arthur Martin Studio based in Paris, France. Many of Arthur Martin's studio designs were reproduced by wallpaper and textile manufacturers late in the 19th century. This portfolio features six figures each representing the arts, the four seasons, and two decorative paintings for the top of a piano.
Bequest of John Ringling, accession number 493, from the 1946 McGurk inventory.
Arthur Martin Studio.
Paris : Ducher & Cie.
1 portfolio : all ill. ; 42 cm.
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