Library door with wreaths, ribbons and shell [art original].

Library door with wreaths, ribbons and shell [art original].

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La Farge, John, 1835-1910.
1 art original : watercolor and pencil on paper ; 32 x 24 cm.
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Unit 32, Drawer 1
Dimensions include mat.
Study for stained glass door with three panes, one larger center pane with one rectangular pane above and below. Center pane features window-like shape of square pattern with ribbons above and wreath below in reds and greens. The design is bordered with red, jewel-like, shapes. The upper panel features braid-like ribbon design in red, green, orange, and brown and the lower panel features clamshell and ribbons in red and green.
A William Vareika Fine Arts Ltd. label is affixed to backing verso with information about the drawing along with "W28".
"Library door" -- penciled in below drawing.
"Return to Jon Lafarge, 33 East 17" -- written in black ink on upper portion of drawing, under mat.
Photographed January 2010 (Photography no. 2000014027).
Object/Material Note: 
Published in John La Farge: American artistic genius and Renaissance man (1835-1910): 112566, p. 13 ND237.L2 .W71.
Published in Acquisitions, within Notable acquisitions, 2009: AI79879, p. 38 NK5102.C8 .C81n 2009.
Published in "The artfulness of utility" by Regan Brumagen within The Flow, fall 2011: AI85730, p. 31 (fig. 8) TP859.2.F64 Fall 2011.
Published in Corning Museum of Glass, 60 years: 138760, p. 15 (right).