"L'Art de Vivre" Exhibit at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Decorative Arts & Design

ID: 2003-19510

Creator: Musee National des Techniques, Paris

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1989

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-015, Box 2, Folder: June 1989

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Summary

This elegant glass table service, on view at "L'Art de Vivre (The Art of Living): Decorative Art and Design, France, 1789-1989" exhibit at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum of Decorative Arts and Design in 1989, was designed by Francois-Eugene Rousseau in the early 1880s. Rousseau was the owner of a glass and ceramics shop in Paris and designed tablewares as well as ornamental works. The molten quality of his glasswares is particularly noteworthy.

Subject

  • Rousseau, François-Eugène d. 1890
  • Cooper Union Museum for the Arts of Decoration
  • Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Category

Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Notes

Featured in the "Torch," June 1989

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 98-015, Box 2, Folder: June 1989

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

1989

Restrictions & Rights

No restrictions

Topic

  • Glass
  • Exhibitions

Form/Genre

  • Photographic print
  • Object

ID Number

2003-19510

Physical description

Color: Black and white; Size: 8 x 10; Type of Image: Object; Medium: Photographic print

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