National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Chest of Drawers (commode) Joseph Baumhauer (cabinetmaker)
German, active c. 1749 - 1772
Chest of Drawers (commode), probably between 1767 and 1772 but possibly a decade earlier
oak veneered with tulipwood, kingwood, casuarina, and purplewood; gilded bronze mounts; breccia marble top
overall: 84 x 124.5 x 57 cm (33 1/16 x 49 x 22 7/16 in.)
Widener Collection
On View
From the Tour: Production of French Decorative Arts in the 1700s
Object 3 of 5

1902Molinier, Emile. "Le Mobilier Français du XVIIIe Siècle dans les Collections Étrangères." Les Arts, no. 2 (March 1902): 25, repro.
1942Works of Art from the Widener Collection. Foreword by David Finley and John Walker. National Gallery of Art, Washington, 1942: 18.
1959Boger, Louise Ade. The Complete Guide to Furniture Styles. New York, 1959: pl. 161.
1982Verlet, Pierre. Les meubles français du XVIIIe siècle. Paris, 1982: 124, 136, fig. 84.
1991Verlet, Pierre. French Furniture of the Eighteenth Century. Translated by Penelope Hunter-Stiebel. Charlottesville and London, 1991: 109, 125, fig. 84.

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