Italian, Piedmont - Duchesse or Daybed (Letto da giorno), mid 18th century

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Object details

Accession number

F18n18

Primary Creator

Italian, Piedmont

Full title

Duchesse or Daybed (Letto da giorno)

Creation Date

mid 18th century

Provenance

Purchased by Isabella Stewart Gardner from the antique dealer Achille Cantoni, Milan on 14 September 1906 for 2000 lire.

Dimensions

86.5 x 220.5 x 97 cm (34 1/16 x 86 13/16 x 38 3/16 in.)

Display Media

Walnut

Web Commentary

Isabella Stewart Gardner kept meticulous records of many of her acquisitions. In keeping with this legacy, object information is continually being reviewed, updated, and enriched in order to give greater access to the collection.

Permanent Gallery Location

Little Salon

Bibliography

Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), p. 141. (Italian)
Fausto Calderai and Alan Chong. Furnishing a Museum: Isabella Stewart Gardner’s Collection of Italian Furniture (Boston, 2011), pp. 166-67, no. 60. (Piedmont or France)

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Commentary

Isabella Stewart Gardner kept meticulous records of many of her acquisitions. In keeping with this legacy, object information is continually being reviewed, updated, and enriched in order to give greater access to the collection.