National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Writing Table (table à écrire) Jean-Henri Riesener (artist)
French, 1734 - 1806
Writing Table (table à écrire), c. 1780
veneered on oak with mahogany, sycamore, purplewood, boxwood, ebony, and holly; gilded bronze mounts
overall: 78.9 x 81.9 x 49.5 cm (31 1/16 x 32 1/4 x 19 1/2 in.)
Widener Collection
On View
From the Tour: Neoclassical Decorative Arts of the Late 1700s
Object 4 of 6

1913Ricci, Seymour de. Louis XVI Furniture. Stuttgart, [1913?]: pl. 113.
1913Ricci, Seymour de. Der Stil Louis XVI, Mobiliar und Raumkunst. Stuttgart, 1913: pl. 107.
1913Ricci, Seymour de. Louis XVI Furniture. London, 1913: pl. 107.
1942Works of Art from the Widener Collection. Foreword by David Finley and John Walker. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 18.

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