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P2995-2 Design, ' Pineapple Butter Cooler and Flower vase combined', from unpublished book, 'Australian Decorative Arts', photograph, silver gelatin print, sepia toned, made by Lucien Henry, Australia / France, 1889-1891. Click to enlarge.

Design by Lucien Henry

Made by Henry, Lucien in Australia, Oceania, 1889-1891.

Lucien Felix Henry was born in 1850 in Provence, in the south of France. He arrived in Paris to study art in 1867 and was accepted into Gerome’s studio at the Ecoles des Beaux Arts. His studies were disrupted by the Franco-Prussian War and the siege of Paris. He played a leading role in the popular movement to defend the Paris Commune in 1871 as Chef de la Legion, responsible for the defence of the 14th arrondissement. After their defeat, Henry, along with some 4000 other Communards, was incarce...

Summary

Object No.

P2995-2

Object Statement

Design, ' Pineapple Butter Cooler and Flower vase combined', from unpublished book, 'Australian Decorative Arts', photograph, silver gelatin print, sepia toned, made by Lucien Henry, Australia / France, 1889-1891

Physical Description

Design, ' Pineapple Butter Cooler and Flower vase combined', from unpublished book, 'Australian Decorative Arts', photograph, silver gelatin print, sepia toned, made by Lucien Henry, Australia / France, 1889-1891

Illustrated book plate, one of a series for a proposed "Australian Decorative Arts" book by Lucien Henry: Inset: tondo design for black moulded waratah vase holding bunch of stenocarpus against blue sky backdrop
Illustrated book plate, one of a series for a proposed "Australian Decorative Arts" book by Lucien Henry: Frontpiece: brown sepia photograph of moulded [earthenware] pineapple butter cooler.(OF).

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History

Notes

The designs from Henry's unpublished book were given to the Museum in 1911 by Elizabeth Catherine Sea, the aunt of Fanny Broadhurst (Henry's former student and partner).

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Harvard

Design by Lucien Henry 2019, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 20 September 2019, <https://ma.as/323703>

Wikipedia

{{cite web |url=https://ma.as/323703 |title=Design by Lucien Henry |author=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences |access-date=20 September 2019 |publisher=Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Australia}}

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