Object Image

Library Bookcase, from Chippendale Drawings, Vol. II

Preparatory drawing for Thomas Chippendale's 'Gentleman and Cabinet Maker's Director'. Published in reverse as plate LXV in the 1754 and 1755 editions, but not reprinted in the 1762 edition.

Credit: Rogers Fund, 1920...

Black ink, gray wash
22.7 x 35.8cm
Image and text © Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2019

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