Fire Screens, in Chippendale Drawings, Vol. I, Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London), Black ink, gray ink, gray and lavender washes

Fire Screens, in Chippendale Drawings, Vol. I

Artist:
Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)
Published in:
London
Date:
1754
Medium:
Black ink, gray ink, gray and lavender washes
Dimensions:
sheet: 7 7/8 x 13 in. (20 x 33 cm)
Classifications:
Drawings, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1920
Accession Number:
20.40.1(27)
Not on view
Preparatory drawing for Thomas Chippendale's 'Gentleman and Cabinet Maker's Director'. Published in reverse as plate CXXVII in the 1754 and 1755 editions, but not reprinted in 1762 edition.
Inscription: Upper right corner: "141" in black ink; upper elft: "N 127" in brown ink; top center: "Horse Fire Screens" in brown ink; bottom center: "The picture fables" in brown ink; on blue paper: "32"
Anderson Galleries, New York (American)(G. D. Smith sale); Vendor: E. Weyhe (American)