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Furniture Design - Two Designs for a Sofa

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Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1904P471
Collection:Fine Art Prints and Drawings
Date:1861c - 1862

Maker Information

Artist:Dante Gabriel Rossetti - View biography for Dante Gabriel Rossetti
Designer:William Morris - View biography for William Morris

Notes

Design for a sofa which was made for Ford Madox Brown by Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co. The sofa was shown at the firm's stand at the International Exhibition of 1862. Rossetti was inventing furniture designs from as early as 1860 and then had a chance to make work with William Morris from 1861.

It also appears in the background of Rossetti's drawing 'Joseph Accused Before Potiphar', also in Birmingham's collection.


Further Information

Production Period:19th century
School/Style:Arts and Crafts Furniture
Medium:Brown pen and ink over pencil on paper.
Material(s):Paper

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Dimensions

Height:253 mm
Width:352 mm

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