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Designer
Possibly designed by Guillaume Gaubert, French, active London, c. 1785–1795
Maker
Attributed to François Hervé, French, active 1781–1796
Retailer
Probably supplied by Henry Holland, English, 1745–1806
Title
Pair of Bergères
Date
c. 1791
Medium
Giltwood
Dimensions
38 × 29 × 30 in. (96.5 × 73.7 × 76.2 cm)
Credit Line

The Rienzi Collection, museum purchase funded by the Rienzi Society

Current Location
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Accession Number
2014.189.1-.2
Classification
Furniture
Provenance

Supplied to George John, 2nd Earl Spencer (1758-1834), either for Spencer House, London, or Althorp, Northamptonshire; by descent to John Poyntz, 5th Earl Spencer (1835-1910) at Althorp, where they are recorded in the Red Drawing Room in 1902, and in 1909; by descent to Albert Edward John, 7th Earl Spencer (1892-1975), at Spencer House where they are recorded in the Rubens Room and Ante Room, before being returned to Althorp circa 1926; by descent; [Christie's London, The Spencer House Sale, 8 July 2010, lot 1053]; [Apter-Fredricks, London]; purchased by MFAH, 2014.