Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)
Black ink, brown ink, brown wash
sheet: 13 3/8 x 8 3/4 in. (34 x 22.2 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 CLXXXV in the third edition of 1762, but created as early as 1761 according to the Act of Parliament on the print itself.
Inscription: Lower right: "169"; on blue paper: "59"
Anderson Galleries, New York(G. D. Smith sale); Vendor: E. Weyhe (New York, NY)
Artist: After a design by Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London) in "Director" of 1759, plate 77Date: ca. 1760Medium: Mahogany, leather, gilt bronzeAccession: 1971.145On view in:Not on view
Artist: Designed, printed for, and sold by Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)Date: 1754Medium: Illustrations: etching; graphite on the verso of some pagesAccession: 52.519.94On view in:Not on view