Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)
mid-18th–late 18th century
Pen and black ink, brush and gray wash
sheet: 7 1/2 x 13 3/8 in. (19.1 x 33.9 cm)
Drawings, Ornament & Architecture
Rogers Fund, 1972
Not on view
Signature: Signed in pen and brown ink at lower left of recto: "Th. Chippendale inv. at Diln"
Inscription: Inscribed in pen and brown ink at top center of recto (in artist's hand): "Ribband back chairs" Inscribed in pen and brown ink at upper left of recto: "No. 16" Inscribed in pen and brown ink at bottom center of recto: "Published Accd. to Act of Parliament" Inscribed in pen and brown ink at lower right of recto: "M. Davly (?) T."
Vendor: Benjamin Weinreb (London)
Colta Ives, Janet S. Byrne, Mary L. Myers, Suzanne Boorsch, Weston J. Naef, David W. Kiehl, The Metropolitan Museum of Art The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Notable Acquisitions, 1965-1975: Prints, Architecture and Ornament. New York, 1975, p. 203, ill.