Design for a Painted Porcelain Plate, Sucre de Canne (Sugar Cane) from the Service des Objets de Dessert (Dessert Service)

Pen and brown, black ink, brush and brown, black wash, white gouache, red crayon, graphite on tan paper mounted on blue-gray paper | 1819-20

Jean Charles Develly

Design for a painted porcelain plate, rondel. Scene in a sugar shop. Figure of a black man, center, points to a large picture on the right wall depicting people working in a sugar cane field. He is explaining the scene to a young boy and girl. He hol...
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