Gift of Livingston Parsons and Katharine de B. Parsons, 1941
Not on view
Signature: Lucy Wood/ Fletching Sussx/ Aged 10 years/ Dec the 4/ 1805
Inscription: ON EASTER DAY/If angels sung a saviours Birth On that auspicious Morn/Then let us imitate their Mirth Now he again is born/Himself he humbled to the Grave Made Flesh like us to shew/That we as certainly shall have a Resurrection to.
Frances Walker Parsons ; Katharine de B. Parsons ; and Livingston Parsons (until 1941; to MMA)
Artist: Attributed to Thomas How (British, active 1710–33)Date: ca. 1724–36Medium: Walnut and walnut veneer, parcel-gilt, the seat rails of beech; gilded lead mounts on the knees and front rail; verre églomisé panel mounted on the splat; covered in contemporary tent stitch embroidery on canvas needlework not original to the chairAccession: 64.101.936, .937On view in:Not on view