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Clothes Chest and Clothes Press, 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: 7 3/4 x 13 3/4 in. (19.8 x 35 cm)
Classifications:
Drawings, Ornament & Architecture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1920
Accession Number:
20.40.2(75)
Not on view
Preparatory drawing for Thomas Chippendale's 'Gentleman and Cabinet Maker's Director'. Published in reverse as plate XCIX in the 1754 and 1755 editions, not reprinted in the 1762 edition.
Inscription: Upper right corner: "112"; upper left: "Clothes", in brown ink: Clothes Chest"; upper right: "Clothes Press"; on blue paper: "189"
Foley; Anderson Galleries, London (British)(G. D. Smith sale); Vendor: E. Weyhe (American)
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