The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Armchair
  • Armchair
  • Georges Jacob (1739 - 1814)
  • After Jean-Baptiste Oudry (1686 - 1755), (tapestry design)
  • France
  • c. 1780 (armchair frame)
    c. 1755 (tapestries)
    c. 1850 (tapestry added to frame)
  • Walnut, carved and gilded, beech chassis frame, tapestry, linen backing, steel pins and bolts, wooden armpad cores
  • Object size: 100 x 71 x 59.5 cm
  • Stamp: 'G ♦ IACOB'
    Inscription: 'VII' on linen strip
    Inscription: 'XIII' on linen strip
  • F188
  • Back State Room
Commentary
History
Images & Media
Further Reading
  • Probably Richard Seymour-Conway, 4th Marquess of Hertford, by 1870; probably Grande galerie, 2 rue Laffitte, 1871.