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Published by Macmillan .
Written in English


  • Chippendale, T

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Statementby C. Gilbert. Vol.1.
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Open LibraryOL20394471M

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The Life and Work of Thomas Chippendale [Gilbert, Christopher] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Life and Work of Thomas ChippendaleCited by: 3. Life and Work of Thomas Chippendale Hardcover – June 1, by Christopher Gilbert (Author)Author: Christopher Gilbert.   Life and Work of Thomas Chippendale book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Be the first to ask a question about Life and Work of Thomas Chippendale Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list» Community Reviews/5(4). Life and Work of Thomas Chippendale Thomas Chippendale senior was born in Otley, the small market town in the Yorkshire dales, and was baptised in the parish church there on 5 th June His family had long been involved in the wood working and timber trades and he was probably received a practical apprenticeship from his father.

Thomas Chippendale. Written By: Thomas Chippendale, (baptized June 5, , Otley, Yorkshire, England—buried Novem , London), one of the leading cabinetmakers of 18th-century England and one of the most perplexing figures in the history of furniture. His name is synonymous with the Anglicized Rococo style.   Judith Goodison, The Life and Work of Thomas Chippendale Junior (Philip Wilson, ), pages, ISBN: , £65 / $ The Chippendale cabinet-making firm, founded by Thomas Chippendale senior in about became famous partly through the successful publication.   The Life and Work of Thomas Chippendale Junior repairs the omission. His patrons included members of the Royal Family, aristocrats, landed gentry and antiquarians. He was adept at satisfying their demands, whether they required lavish gilt or simpler, often mahogany, pieces. This month our feature looks at the life of the man behind the cabinet doors! LIFE & WORK OF CHIPPENDALE. Thomas Chippendale was born in Otley in , an only child of John and Mary. He attended Prince Henry’s Grammar School and was probably taught the basic skills of wood working from his father, a joiner by trade.

Book & Business. In Chippendale published his famous work, The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director. It was meant to be a trade . Who was Thomas Chippendale? Robert Copley, Christie’s International Head of Furniture: ‘Thomas Chippendale () is without question Britain’s greatest cabinet-maker. He excelled in every style he worked in, from the whimsical rococo and the fashion for all things Chinese in his early career, to the neoclassical with its straight lines derived from the ancient . Hardcover with dust jacket. pp. An extensive resource book on the life and work of Thomas Chippendale () Chippendale is the best known and most influential designer of English furniture who's designs were made accessible through his publication "The Gentleman & Cabinet Maker's Directory."Brand: Christoper Gilbert. Genre/Form: Biographies History Biography: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gilbert, Christopher. Life and work of Thomas Chippendale. New York: Macmillan.