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Collection Tier:
Tier 1

Art
Books ➔ The Trouvelot Astronomical Drawings: Atlas

Identifier:
2017.16.42
Description:
This is an original copy of the Trouvelot Astronomical Drawings, which were created by the French artist and astronomer Étienne Léopold Trouvelot.  Based on his own observations, these works of art depict astronomical phenomena is an accurate and scientific, yet almost surreal way.
Date:
1881
Materials:
Paper
Dimensions:
38"" h 28 1/4"" w ; 39"" h 29"" w
Source:
Gift of Gordon L. Olson
Links:
https://publicdomainreview.org/collections/the-trouvelot-astronomical-drawings-1882/;http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_vault/2015/01/21/history_of_astronomical_art_etienne_leopold_trouvelot_s_drawings_of_celestial.html
Makers/Donors
Gordon L. Olson

Trouvelot, Étienne Léopold
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