Tile

Object Number: 
2000.817
Date: 
ca. 1955
Medium: 
Ceramic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 6 x 6 x 1/4 in. ( 15.2 x 15.2 x 0.6 cm )
Marks: 
silk-screened: below the image: "Potage a la Tortue" silk-screened: in the lower left corner: "fabres"
Description: 
Ceramic tile silkscreened with an image of a chef riding a turtle and carrying a tureen above his head; inscribed below the image, "Potage a la Tortue;" recipe for "Potage a la Tortue" printed on the paper label on the reverse.
Gallery Label: 
Oscar Fabres (1894-1959) was a Chilean artist and illustrator who lived in New York.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Oscar Fabres through the estate of Francine Salmon
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group