Italian, Central Italy - Pair of Armchairs (Poltrone), last quarter of the 18th century

Italian, Central Italy

Pair of Armchairs (Poltrone), last quarter of the 18th century

Painted and gilded walnut, 94.2 x 60.5 x 52.5 cm (37 1/16 x 23 13/16 x 20 11/16 in.) overall

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Accession number

F19w10.1-2

Provenance

Entered Isabella Stewart Gardner's collection by 1915.

Bibliography

Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston, 1935), p. 163.
Fausto Calderai and Alan Chong. Furnishing a Museum: Isabella Stewart Gardner’s Collection of Italian Furniture (Boston, 2011), p. 177, no. 66.


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Commentary

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