Peonies 177 [watercolor] [art original].

Peonies 177 [watercolor] [art original].
1 art original : watercolor on paper ; 35 x 47 cm.
Other Authors: 
Gouvy, Alice Carmen.
Palmié, Lillian A.
Tiffany, Louis Comfort, 1848-1933.
Tiffany Furnaces (Corona, New York, N.Y.)
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Drawing is of a bunch of peonies, with four white flowers with shading in blue and one red-violet flower with two buds ; stems are bluish green.
Drawing was probably used to guide the production of a Tiffany enamel.
"Tiffany Furnaces" -- stamped on front.
"Peonies"; "#154/1.50" -- on back.
Paper is torn on top right and has staining along top edge.
Although no signature is present, this drawing was probably done by Alice Carmen Gouvy or Lillian A. Palmié.
Biographical information on Gouvy and Palmié published in: New Light on Tiffany: Clara Driscoll and the Tiffany Girls by Martin Eidelberg et al.
Conservation and matting completed by Michele Phillips, M.A.C., of Westlake Conservators, Ltd. in Skaneateles, NY in July 2007.
Photographed March 2009 (Photography no. 1000074697).
One of five Tiffany drawings selected to become a notecard in the Treasures from the Corning Museum of Glass in 2009.
On loan to the New York Historical Society October 2009-January 2010 for inclusion in their traveling exhibition titled "A New Light on Tiffany: Clara Driscoll and the Tiffany Girls" located at the Museum Villa Stück in Munich, Germany and at the Albuquerque Museum of Art and History in Albuquerque, New Mexico from May 2011-August 2011.
Displayed in the exhibition titled "Tiffany treasures: Design drawings by Alice Gouvy and Lillian Palmié" held at the Rakow Research Library, March 24-April 30, 2010.
Image included in the New York Heritage digital collections, 2013.