Campana Brothers Select: Works from the Permanent Collection

Sidewall

  • Produced by Jacquemart & Bénard
    Paris, France, ca. 1785
    Block-printed on handmade paper
    Gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt, 1931-45-16
    Photo: Matt Flynn

  • Jacquemart & Bénard’s papers were well known for their innovations in sculptural and architectural effects as well as for imitating wood grains and linens. This paper was printed in grisaille, or shades of gray, a technique traditionally used to achieve intense sculptural qualities.

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