Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)
Black ink, gray ink, gray and lavender washes
sheet: 7 7/8 x 13 in. (20 x 33 cm)
Drawings, Ornament & Architecture
Rogers Fund, 1920
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.
Signatures, Inscriptions, and Markings
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)
Artist:After a design by Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London) in "Director" of 1759, plate 77 Date:ca. 1760Medium:Mahogany, leather, gilt bronzeAccession:1971.145On view in:Not on view
Artist:After a design by Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London) Date:ca. 1755–60Medium:Mahogany; tent stitch embroidery on canvasAccession:64.101.983, .984On view in:Not on view