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P3025-7/1 Design (1 of 2), part of collection, 'Waratah Panel, Terra cotta or Wrought iron', from unpublished book, 'Australian Decorative Arts', paper, made by Lucien Henry, Australia / France, 1889-1891. Click to enlarge.

'Waratah Panel, Terra cotta or Wrought iron' design from the unpublished book, 'Australian Decorative Arts' by Lucien Henry

Designed
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 …

Summary

Object No.

P3025-7/1

Object Statement

Design (1 of 2), part of collection, 'Waratah Panel, Terra cotta or Wrought iron', from unpublished book, 'Australian Decorative Arts', paper, made by Lucien Henry, Australia / France, 1889-1891

Physical Description

Design, 'Waratah Panel, Terra cotta or Wrought iron', from unpublished book, 'Australian Decorative Arts', monochrome, watercolour over pencil, made by Lucien Henry, Australia / France, 1889-1891

Book plate, grey wash, waratah panel for terracotta

Dimensions

Height

610 mm

Width

455 mm

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The designs from Henry's unpublished book were given to the Museum in 1911 by Elizabeth Catherine Sea, the aunt of Fanny Broadhurst (Henry's former student and partner).

Cite this Object

Harvard

'Waratah Panel, Terra cotta or Wrought iron' design from the unpublished book, 'Australian Decorative Arts' by Lucien Henry 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 7 December 2021, <https://ma.as/323761>

Wikipedia

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