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Pair of wall mirrors

Maker:
Attributed to William Linnell (ca. 1703–1763)
Maker:
and John Linnell (British, 1737–1796)
Date:
ca. 1760
Culture:
British
Medium:
Carved and gilded wood, mirror glass
Dimensions:
H. 92 x W. 41 in. (233.7 x 104.1 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Robert M. Hillas, 1961
Accession Number:
61.189.3, .4
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 509
William and his son, John Linnell, among the leading cabinetmakers in London, were working in the Rococo style in the 1760s. After William's death in 1763, John continued the firm, making Neoclassical furniture into the 1790s.
Mrs. Robert M. Hillas (until 1961; to MMA)
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