Thomas Chippendale 1718-1779 : a celebration of British craftsmanship and design : catalogue of the Tercentenary exhibition Leeds City Museum 2018

Bowett, Adam (Furniture historian)

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  • Creator Adam Bowett and James Lomax
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Leeds : The Chippendale Society, [2018]. ©2018
  • Physical Details
    • viii, 208 pages : color illustrations ; 30cm
  • ISBNs 9781999922917, 1999922913
  • OCLC on1022845276


  • "The catalogue records a major Chippendale exhibition in Leeds, UK, running from 9 February to 9 June 2018. There will also be an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum, New York This is the catalogue of the 2018 Leeds, UK, exhibition celebrating the tercentenary of Thomas Chippendale's birth. It covers all 95 exhibits including furniture, drawings, engravings, textiles and wallpaper, together with other contemporary and later material. Each entry is illustrated in color, with supporting images in both color and black and white. Also included are introductory essays to each section of the exhibition, covering Chippendale's life and career, his furniture styles, his relationships with customers, and his legacy from the 18th century to the present day."--


  • Published by the Chippendale Society on the occasion of the exhibition held 9 February - 9 June 2018 at Leeds City Museum.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-207).
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