Drawing is of a large bunch of violets on left and a very small bunch of violets on right. Various shades of blues, purples, and greens are used in the drawing to illustrate the flowers and stems.
Drawing was used to guide the production of a Tiffany enamel.
"Tiffany Furnaces" ; "Enamel Dept. S. G. OO" (twice) -- stamped on front. S.G. CO stands for the Stourbridge Glass Company.
"A.C. Gouvy" -- in pencil on front.
#154/1.50" -- on back.
Biographical information on Gouvy 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. 1000074691).
Referenced in: Jewelry and Enamels of Louis Comfort Tiffany by Janet Zapata (p. 65).
Displayed in the exhibition titled "Tiffany treasures: Design drawings by Alice Gouvy and Lillian Palmié" held at the Corning Museum of Glass from November 1, 2009-March 21, 2010 and the Rakow Research Library from March 24-April 30, 2010.
Image included in the New York Heritage digital collections, 2013.