John Evelyn's Cabinet
- Art Funded
- 180 x 159 x 52 cm
- Cyril Humphris
Made for the diarist in Paris where he went after Italy before returning to England in 1649. Perhaps by the famous Dutch cabinet-maker Pierre Golle.
Made for John Evelyn; by descent, sold by Evelyn Trustees, March 1977.
The museum is now closed to undergo a major, transformational development project. It will reopen in spring 2020.
Throughout closure, the Geffrye's restored almshouse will remain open for tours and a full programme of events will be run in the front gardens.