The Wallace Collection

The Wallace Collection, A Family Collection, A National Museum, An International Treasure House
Sofa
  • Sofa
  • Unknown Artist / Maker
  • After Jean-Baptiste Oudry (1686 - 1755), (tapestry design)
  • France
  • c. 1850 (sofa frame)
    c. 1755 (tapestries)
    c. 1850 (tapestries added to frame)
  • Birch, carved and gilded, beech chassis frame, tapestry, linen backing, steel pins and bolts, wooden armpad cores
  • Object size: 123 x 219.5 x 77 cm
  • Inscription: 'Canape N.2' Incised
  • F192
  • 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.