Pen and ink, watercolor, gouache with graphite underdrawing on heavy cream wove paper
Sheet: 41.9 x 67.1 cm (16 1/2 x 26 7/16 in.)
Bequest of Muriel Butkin 2018.1063
Germain focused on a variety of textured fabrics and luxury materials in this depiction of a castle interior.
Little is known today about V. Germain, the artist who produced this drawing. Here, he focused on an interior scene with exacting detail, using a small group of figures at the sheet’s center to emphasize the massive scale of the castle where they have gathered.
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