The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Armchair
  • Armchair
  • Michel Gourdin (active between: c. 1752 - c. 1782)
  • France
  • c. 1770
    1988 (19th Century floral Beauvais tapestries removed)
    1988 (upholstered with green silk damask)
  • Walnut, carved and gilded, green silk damask
  • Object size: 96.8 x 67.2 x 57.3 cm
  • Stamp: 'M ♦ GOURDIN' and a cross
    Stamp: Crowned 'EU'
    Stencil: '8953'
  • F180
  • West Gallery III
Commentary
History
Further Reading
  • Grand Salon sur la Cour, Hôtel d’Elbeuf, 1 January 1807, with an accompanying sofa; Napoleon; given to J.J.R. Cambacérès, 24 March 1808, and moved to the Hôtel Molé, rue Saint-Dominique, August 1808; duchesse d'Orléans, 20 November 1815; by inheritance to Louis Philippe, duc d'Orléans, 1821; in store at the Château d’Eu, Normandy 1841; Hertford House, Modern Gallery, by 1890.