Beattie, Allegory with Putti: Design and Manufacture

Beattie, Allegory with Putti: Design and Manufacture

The close relationship of the National Course of Art Instruction curriculum to manufacture is illustrated in this lunette. An Italianate putto on the left, holding a pencil or chalk, is matched by another on the right displaying ornamental tableware, illustrating the beginning and the end of the design process.