Rudolph Ackermann (British, 1764-1830). <em>"Metamorphic Library Chair", from "Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions Etc.." Plate 29 (volume I, July 1811)</em>, 1811. Printed paper and watercolor, Other: 9 1/4 x 5 1/8 in. (23.5 x 13 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of H. Blairman & Sons Ltd., 2011.80 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2011.80_recto.jpg)

"Metamorphic Library Chair", from "Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions Etc.." Plate 29 (volume I, July 1811)

Artist:Rudolph Ackermann

Medium: Printed paper and watercolor

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:1811

Dimensions: Other: 9 1/4 x 5 1/8 in. (23.5 x 13 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 2011.80

Image: CUR.2011.80_recto.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Printed double image of: above, a Klismos style armchair with light blue cushion; below, the same chair folded over backwards to become a step ladder with four light-blue colored steps. At top proper left corner printed in black: "Plate 3 Vol 6" At bottom center printed in black: "METAMORPHIC LIBRARY CHAIR/ No. 31 of R. ACKERMANN'S REPOSITORY of ARTS etc. Pub. July 1 1811, at 101 Strand LONDON"

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