Layered sketch pad

Object Number: 
1932.237.m.7
Date: 
1815-1850
Medium: 
Paper
Dimensions: 
Overall: 11 x 8 9/16 in. (27.9 x 21.7 cm)
Marks: 
Water mark across base of two of the brown sheets: "DE CANSON FRERES"
Description: 
Layered pad of paper of alternating colors, one brown sheet followed by three white sheets. White sheet, acid stained. Sheets attached by adhesive around edges. 12 sheets in all.
Gallery Label: 
According to the accession records, this tabouret was used by Asher B. Durand, an artist and engraver best known for his Hudson River school paintings.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group