Artist manner of Antonio Corradini, Italian, 1700-1752
  • Arm Chair
Date between 1730 and 1740
Medium Carved, gessoed, and gilt walnut; upholstered in modern Genoese velvet
Dimensions Overall: 55 3/8 × 33 7/8 × 34 5/8 inches (140.7 × 86 × 87.9 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, with funds from the Joseph M. de Grimme Memorial Fund, the Visiting Committee for European Sculpture and Decorative Arts, Mr. and Mrs. Stanford C. Stoddard, Mrs. Howard J. Stoddard, and the European Sculpture and Decorative Arts General Fund
Accession Number 1991.132
Department European Sculpture and Dec Arts
On View European: Grand Tour of Italy-Venice, Level 2 (see map)
18th century, private collection (Norfolk, England);
(Alexander & Berendt Ltd., London, England);
1991-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
"Acquisitions/1987." The J. Paul Getty Museum Journal 16, no. 78 (1988): pp. 180-181.

Darr, A. and T. Albainy. "Acquisitions of European sculpture and decorative arts at the Detroit Institute of Arts, 1988 - 1999." The Burlington Magazine 142 (June 2000): p. 408, no. XI (color ill.).