Artist French
  • Lyre-Back Side Chair
Date ca. 1785
Medium gilded and painted wood with silk damask upholstery
Dimensions Overall: 36 × 18 × 17 1/2 inches (91.4 × 45.7 × 44.5 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of Mrs. Horace E. Dodge in memory of her husband
Accession Number 71.189
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View Fashionable Living: Kanzler Room S330.6, Level 3 (see map)
(Grazia, dealer, Paris, France);
1931, acquired through L. Alavoine (agent) by Anna Thomson Dodge (Grosse Pointe, Michigan, USA);
1971-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Winokur, Ronald L. "The Mr. and Mrs. Horace E. Dodge Memorial Collection." Bulletin of the DIA 50, no. 3 (1971): 43-51.

"La chronique des arts." Gazette des Beaux-Arts 79 (January 1972): supplement, p. 93, fig. 324.

European Decorative Arts from Royal Collections. Exh. cat., University Liggett School. Grosse Pointe, MI, 1981, unnumbered.

Dell, T. et al. The Dodge Collection of Eighteenth-Century French and English Art at the Detroit Institute of Arts. New York and Detroit, 1996, no. 18, pp. 89-90, color repr. p. 89.