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    Artist Name:

    Joseph Fortune Meyer

    Nationality & Life Dates:

    (American, 1848–1931)




    ca. 1910




    12 1/4 x 7 1/4 x 7 1/4 inches

    Credit Line:

    Virginia Carroll Crawford Collection

    Accession Number:


    On View - Stent Family Wing,Third Level, Gallery 309
    Whether working independently, in artisans’ colonies, or at schools and universities such as Newcomb College in New Orleans, women made a significant contribution to the Arts and Crafts movement at the turn of the nineteenth century. Though the pots produced at Newcomb were thrown and fired by a man, Joseph Meyer, the distinctive naturalistic decoration that won praise from the critics was always painted by the female students.

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