Clara Hesse

Design for Carpet

with Seaweed Motif,

watercolor, 1904


Clara Hesse (Karlsruhe 1881-1954)

Design for an Art Nouveau Carpet with Seaweed Motif

[Entwurf eines Knüpfteppichs]


watercolor on paper, mounted on cardboard

33 x 50 cm

signed and dated below right: "Cl. HESSE. S III 1904."

titled along upper edge: "KNÜPF-TEPPICH 1:5"

condition: the paper is browned due to age, and soiled and stained; slightly creased and bumped on edges and corners; torn at the top edge; the image is in good condition.

provenance: private collection, southern Germany

Clara Hesse (Karlsruhe 1881-1954)

Study of Mediterranean Seaweed [Mittelmeer-Algen]

circa 1904

watercolor and ink on the left half of a large sheet of folded paper

31,5 x 49,5 cm

titled in red watercolor by the artist at upper margin of sheet: "Mittelmeer-Algen"

The Daulton Collection

condition: the paper is browned and stained due to age; bumped at edges and corners and with small puncture holes; visible central fold in the sheet to the right of the image; the image itself is in very good condition.

provenance: private collection, southern Germany



Jack Daulton

The Daulton Collection

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