About This Artwork

American
New York

Armchair, 1840/60

Oak
157.5 x 66.7 x 56.2 cm (62 x 26 1/4 x 22 1/8 (seat) in.); Overall d. 62.2 cm (24 1/2 in.)

Restricted gift of Jeffrey Shedd, 1988.320

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Publication History

Milo M. Naeve, Identifying American Furniture, 2nd ed. (Nashville, American Association for State and Local History, 1989), no. 61, (ill. p. 22).

Milo M. Naeve, Identifying American Furniture, Colonial to Contemporary, 3rd ed. (AltaMira Press/American Association for State and Local History, 1997), ill.

Judith A. Barter et al, American Arts at The Art Institute of Chicago: From Colonial Times to World War I (Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1998), pp. 180-181, no. 81.

Ownership History

Peter Hill, Inc., East Lempster, New Hampshire, by 1988; sold to the Art Institute of Chicago, 1988.




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