Design for the Letter D of a Pictorial Alphabet: Dieu (God)

Graphite, pen and bistre ink, brush and ink wash, with white heightening on cream paper | c. 1830

Victor Vincent Adam

Letter above, flanked by intertwining rinceau. God, the father is seen seated on a crescent moon and adored by angels.

Credit: Bequest of Erskine Hewitt
Object: 1938-57-781

Image and text © Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum, 2020
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