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Library Bookcase, from Chippendale Drawings, Vol. II

Artist:
Thomas Chippendale (British, baptised Otley, West Yorkshire 1718–1779 London)
Published in:
London
Date:
1753
Medium:
Black ink, gray wash
Dimensions:
sheet: 9 x 12 5/8 in. (22.9 x 32.1 cm)
Classifications:
Drawings, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1920
Accession Number:
20.40.2(13)
Not on view
Preparatory drawing for Thomas Chippendale's 'Gentleman and Cabinet Maker's Director'. Published in reverse as plate LXI in the 1754 and 1755 editions, not reprinted in the 1762 edition.
Inscription: Upper left corner: "No. 61"; top center: "Library Bookcase"; on blue paper: "124"
Foley; Anderson Galleries, London(G. D. Smith sale); Vendor: E. Weyhe (New York, NY)
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