Maker: Kimbel and Cabus, 1863-1882 Medium: Ebonized cherry wood, gilt-incised decoration, modern upholstery Place Manufactured: New York, New York, USA Dates: ca. 1880 Wood Decor, Gothic Style, Cherries Wood, New York, Brooklyn Museums, Ebonics Wood, Modern Upholstery, Decor Art, Corner Chairs
1882 American (New York) Library table at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York - From the curators' comments: "Between 1879 and 1882, Herter Brothers designed and decorated William Henry Vanderbilt's new Fifth Avenue mansion. This monumental table was the centerpiece of his library...Although called a library table, it was never intended for study per se; rather, it was a piece of sculpture and a monument to Vanderbilt himself."
Gilded Age NYC image - advertisement c.1887. Issued by Allen & Ginter (American, Richmond, Virginia). New York, from the City Flags series (N6) for Allen & Ginter Cigarettes Brands. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. The Jefferson R. Burdick Collection, Gift of Jefferson R. Burdick (63.3188.8.131.52) #newyork #nyc
Gilded Age artist Whistler's portrait in c.1883 of :Theodore Duret (1838–1927), heir to a firm of Cognac dealers, was a collector, orientalist, and art critic. An early champion of Courbet, Manet, and the Impressionists, he was introduced to Whistler by Manet