National Gallery of Art - THE COLLECTION
image of Chest of Drawers (commode) Jean-Mathieu Chevallier (artist)
French, 1696 - 1768
Chest of Drawers (commode), mid-18th century, possibly 1743/1744
veneered on oak stained black with tulipwood, kingwood, sycamore, purplewood, boxwood, and other woods, some showing traces of having been colored by staining; gilded bronze mounts; marble top
overall: 85 x 139.2 x 64.6 cm (33 7/16 x 54 13/16 x 25 7/16 in.)
Widener Collection
On View
From the Tour: Production of French Decorative Arts in the 1700s
Object 2 of 5

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: 137-138, pl. 160.
2000Art Nouveau, 1890-1914. Exh. cat. Victoria & Albert Museum, London; National Gallery of Art, Washington; Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum, 2000-2001: no. 53.

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