Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Ribband Back Chairs

Artist:
Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)
Date:
mid-18th–late 18th century
Medium:
Pen and black ink, brush and gray wash
Dimensions:
sheet: 7 1/2 x 13 3/8 in. (19.1 x 33.9 cm)
Classifications:
Drawings, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1972
Accession Number:
1972.581
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.



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