Italian, Lombardo-Veneto - Set of Four Armchairs (Seggiolone), 17th century

Italian, Lombardo-Veneto

Set of Four Armchairs (Seggiolone), 17th century

Walnut and cherry, 142 x 66 x 58 cm (55 7/8 x 26 x 22 13/16 in.) each

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Accession number

F30s13.1-4

Provenance

Entered Isabella Stewart Gardner’s collection at an unknown date.

Bibliography

Gilbert Wendel Longstreet and Morris Carter. General Catalogue (Boston: 1935), p. 267. (late 16th or early 17th century)
“Notes, Records, Comments.” Gardner Museum Calendar of Events 7, no. 9 (27 Oct. 1963), p. 2.
Fausto Calderai and Alan Chong. Furnishing a Museum: Isabella Stewart Gardner’s Collection of Italian Furniture (Boston: 2011), p. 302, no. 150.
Christina Nielsen (ed.). Sargent on Location: Gardner's First Artist-in-Residence. Exh. cat. (Boston: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, 2018), pp. 28-33, ill. p. 35, fig. 23; p. 56, no. 4.


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