Art/ Collection/ Art Object


possibly 19th or first half 20th century
Northern European
Oak, turned.
H. 62 cm, W. 37 cm, D. 37 cm
Credit Line:
Robert Lehman Collection, 1975
Accession Number:
Not on view
The minor entasis of the turned legs follows French Renaissance prototypes.(1)

Catalogue entry from: Wolfram Koeppe. The Robert Lehman Collection. Decorative Arts, Vol. XV. Wolfram Koeppe, et al. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art in association with Princeton University Press, 2012, p. 257.

1. Boccador, Jacqueline. Le mobilier français du Moyen Âge a la Renaissance. Saint-Just-en-Chaussee, 1988, figs. 232 – 38 (armchairs); Koeppe, Wolfram. Die Lemmers-Danforth-Sammlung Wetzlar: Europäische Wohnkultur aus Renaissance und Barock. Heidelberg, 1992, pp. 91 – 92, nos. M 23, M 24 (armchairs); Thirion, Jacques. Le mobilier du Moyen Âge et de la Renaissance en France. Dijon, 1998, ill. p. 143 (armchair); Dampierre, Florence de. Chairs: A History. New York, 2006, ill. p. 74 (chairs).
Mrs. Albert E. Goodhart, New York. Bequeathed by Mrs. Goodhart to Robert Lehman in August 1952.
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