National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Writing Table (table à écrire) Jean-Henri Riesener (cabinetmaker)
French, 1734 - 1806
Writing Table (table à écrire), 1784
veneered on oak with mahogany, sycamore, ebony, and boxwood
overall: 76 x 81.8 x 49.1 cm (29 15/16 x 32 3/16 x 19 5/16 in.)
Widener Collection
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From the Tour: Neoclassical Decorative Arts of the Late 1700s
Object 3 of 6

1942Works of Art from the Widener Collection. Foreword by David Finley and John Walker. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 18, as Louis XVI (attributed to Jean-Henri Riesener).
1963Verlet, Pierre. French Royal Furniture: An Historical Survey Followed by a Study of Forty Pieces Preserved in Great Britain and the United States. Translated by Michael Bullock. London, 1963: 3:150-151, pl. 25.

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