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Collection of the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum

Drawing, "Stage set design: the interior of a tent", 1790–1800

type: Drawing

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The tent is partitioned into three sections by posts. The front section is lit by a lantern suspended from the ceiling. Inside this section, there is a circular medallion supported by two winged figures, just below the ceiling. In the background, behind the tent, a woman sits in the corner of the sofa, against the rear wall.



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