Thomas Chippendale 1718-1779
A Celebration of British Craftsmanship and Design
ISBN10: 1999922913 ISBN13: 9781999922917 Contributors: Lomax, James Publisher: Chippendale Society Published: Jun 11 2018 Pages: 208 Weight: 3.05lbs. Height: 11.25" Width: 9.50" Depth: 1.00" Language: English
- First major book on Thomas Chippendale for many years, illustrated in full color - The catalogue records a major Chippendale exhibition in Leeds, UK, running from 9 February to 9 June 2018. There will also be an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum, New York This is the catalogue of the 2018 Leeds, UK, exhibition celebrating the tercentenary of Thomas Chippendale's birth. It covers all 95 exhibits including furniture, drawings, engravings, textiles and wallpaper, together with other contemporary and later material. Each entry is illustrated in color, with supporting images in both color and black and white. Also included are introductory essays to each section of the exhibition, covering Chippendale's life and career, his furniture styles, his relationships with customers, and his legacy from the 18th century to the present day.