Face screen by Thomas Chippendale

The screen is set on a square block base with the distinctive angular corner scrolls.

Details

Medium:
Limewood, painted and gilt
Dimensions:
148 cm
Art Fund grant:
£500 ( Total: £2,000)
Acquired in:
1980
Vendor:
Simon Redburn

The oval screen panel is missing but the original gilt and ivory finish survives. On long-term loan from the Chippendale Society.

Provenance

Part of a large commission which Chippendale carried out for Harewood House in Yorkshire, c1770-2. Bought from Simon Redburn

Venue details

Temple Newsam House Temple Newsam Estate, LEEDS West Yorkshire LS15 0AE 0113 336 7461 www.leeds.gov.uk/templenewsamhouse

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry is £5)

3 Nov 2015 – 12 Feb 2016
Pre-booked visits and tours only (see website to book)

13 Feb – 30 Oct
Tue – Sun
10.30 am – 5pm (last admission 4.15pm)

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