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High-Backed Chair with the Tree of Jesse

Date:
late 15th century
Culture:
Lower Rhenish
Medium:
Oak
Dimensions:
Overall: 82 x 30 3/4 x 23 in. (208.3 x 78.1 x 58.4 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
The Cloisters Collection, 1947
Accession Number:
47.101.67
Not on view
[ Augustin Lambert, Paris (sold 1927)] ; [ Brummer Gallery, Paris and New York (1927–sold 1947)]
Rorimer, James J. "A Treasury at the Cloisters." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 6, no. 9 (May 1948). p. 260.

Hoffeld, Jeffrey M. "Adam's Two Wives." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, n.s., 26, no. 10 (June 1968). p. 438, fig. 12.

Hinton, Jack. "The Fairy, the Ghost and the Alcove: Collecting Early Furniture in Fin-de-Siècle France and America, and the 'Lit de Justice d'Argentelles'." Journal of the History of Collections 27, no. 3 (November 2015). p. 387 n. 58.



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