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Chippendale: The Man and the Myth

Presented by Nichols House Museum at New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston MA

Mar 29 2018
Chippendale: The Man and the Myth

Join Brock Jobe, Winterthur’s Professor Emeritus of American Decorative Arts, as he recounts the remarkable story of Chippendale’s career and takes us inside some of his greatest works.

This year marks the 300th anniversary of Britain’s most celebrated furniture maker, Thomas Chippendale. His designs reached both sides of the Atlantic through a groundbreaking pattern book, The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker’s Director of 1754. During his lifetime he oversaw one of the largest cabinetmaking and upholstery firms in London, and eventually his name defined an entire style of eighteenth-century furniture. Join Brock Jobe, Winterthur’s Professor Emeritus of American Decorative

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$20 General

$15 Members

Contact: 617-227-6993

Email: info@nicholshousemuseum.org

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The lecture will begin at 6:00pm, followed by a light reception.

LOCATION

New England Historic Genealogical Society

99-101 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116

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    • Wheelchair Access

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