Armchair (part of a set), Frame by Nicolas-Quinibert Foliot (1706–1776, warden 1750/52), Carved and gilded beech; wool and silk tapestry, French, Paris

Armchair (part of a set)

Frame by Nicolas-Quinibert Foliot (1706–1776, warden 1750/52)
Tapestry by Beauvais
Factory director:
after designs by Jean-Baptiste Oudry (French, Paris 1686–1755 Beauvais) , factory director 1726–1755
ca. 1754–56
French, Paris
Carved and gilded beech; wool and silk tapestry
40 x 30 1/2 x 25 in. (101.6 x 77.5 x 63.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of John D. Rockefeller Jr., 1935
Accession Number:
Not on view
Signature: On back chair rail: N Q FOLIOT

Marking: Burned on back chair rail inside: crowned G (inventory mark of Prince Georg); incised on back chair rail: IX; incised on back chair rail over signature: II
Count Johann Hartvig Ernst Bernstorff , Bernstorff Palace, Copenhagen, Denmark (from ca. 1754/56) ; Andreas Peter Bernstorff (until 1797) ; Prince Frederick Ferdinand and Princess Caroline of Denmark (until 1881) ; King Georg of the Hellenes (from 1881; sold to Charles Wertheimer) ; [ Charles Wertheimer , London, until 1902; sold to Morgan ] ; J. Pierpont Morgan , London and New York (1902–13; sold to Duveen) ; [ Duveen Brothers , London and New York, 1913–19; sold to Rockefeller ] ; John D. Rockefeller Jr. , New York (1919–35; to MMA)