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Studies for Two Armchairs (recto); sketches for Three Chairs and Parts of a Fourth (verso)

Artist:
Manner of Charles Percier (French, Paris 1764–1838 Paris)
Date:
ca. 1800–1805
Medium:
Graphite
Dimensions:
4 5/8 x 7 7/8 in. (11.8 x 20 cm)
Classification:
Drawings
Credit Line:
The Elisha Whittelsey Collection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, 1955
Accession Number:
53.521.11
Not on view
Inscription: In graphite at lower left corner (recto): "Percier"
Vendor: G. Heywood Hill, Ltd. (London)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "French Architectural and Ornament Drawings of the Eighteenth Century," December 10, 1991–March 15, 1992.

Henry Hawley, Rémy G. Saisselin Neo-Classicism: Style and Motif. Exh. cat. Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, 1964, cat. no. 140, ill.

James David Draper, Clare Le Corbeiller The Arts Under Napoleon. Exh. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1978, cat. no. 71.

Mary L. Myers French Architectural and Ornament Drawings of the Eighteenth Century. Ex. cat. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 1991, cat. no. 97, fig. no. 97, 97 verso, pp. 155-156, ill.



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