Left: Chair with sloped back, pierced horizontal panel, center medallion repeated on seat. Back legs curved, mask motifs at joint. Front legs decorated with five circular elements. Right: Chair with splayed legs, convex back, upper rail upholstered in green with scene of classical figures in white. Green upholstered seat.


  • Title: Chairs (2)
  • Creator: Henri Jacob
  • Date Created: 1790
  • Physical Dimensions: w343 x h215 cm
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: Purchased for the Museum by the Advisory Council
  • Medium: Brush and watercolor, pen and black ink, graphite on white laid paper, ruled border in pen and black ink.
  • Provenance: From the Collection of Léon Decloux
  • Markings: Marks: IV
  • Dimensions: 21.2 x 34.1 cm (8 3/8 x 13 7/16 in.)Mat: 35.6 x 45.7 cm (14 x 18 in.)
  • Bibliography: Furniture Past and Present Louise Ade Boger (New York: Doubleday, 1966), 191

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