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Armchair

Beauvais

Maker:
Workshop of de Menou (French, active 1780–93)
Artist:
After a composition by Jean Jacques François Le Barbier (French, Rouen 1738–1826 Paris)
Patron:
Commissioned for Louis XVI, King of France (French, Versailles 1754–1793 Paris)
Date:
designed ca. 1786, woven 1790–91; on second half 19th century frames
Culture:
French, Beauvais
Medium:
Carved and gilded wood; wool, silk
Dimensions:
Each 37-3/4 x 27 x 24 in. (95.9 x 68.6 x 61.0 cm)
Classification:
Woodwork-Furniture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Mr. and Mrs. Claus von Bülow Gift, 1978
Accession Number:
1978.404.12a–c
231934:5

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