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Throughout the Chippendale 300 celebrations in 2018, our Historic Collections Adviser Professor Ann Sumner will share research and findings related to Chippendale’s life and work. Keep up with the ongoing Chippendale research at Harewood in our Chippendale 300 blog, kindly sponsored by Christie’s.
If you are interested in learning more and contributing to this research, be sure to take part in the many Chippendale 300 events at Harewood happening during this celebratory year.
Posted 24 August 2018
Harewood House Trust has marked the tercentenary of Thomas Chippendale with the acquisition of a copy of his famous catalogue of furniture designs, The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker’s Director. Read the … Read more
Posted 19 June 2018
The statue of Thomas Chippendale in Otley by Graham Ibeson Over 500 residents from the market town of Otley in West Yorkshire visited Harewood House on 5 June, to celebrate the 300th anniversary of Master … Read more
29 September 2018
Please note that this event is being held at Paxton House in Berwick-upon-Tweed, and there are limited tickets available. In this, the tercentenary year of the master designer and cabinetmaker Thomas … Read more
Posted 5 June 2018
The State Bedroom at Harewood House including many Chippendale pieces. To mark the Baptism Day of Thomas Chippendale on 5th June 2018, we are publishing a recording of the paper delivered by Ann Sumner at … Read more
Posted 11 May 2018
Ann Sumner and Adam Bowett in discussion about the Circular Dressing Room at the 42nd Annual Symposium of the Furniture History Society at Leeds Art Gallery on 14 April 2018. Photo: Rebecca Burton In her … Read more
Posted 25 April 2018
In her first blog as part of the Chippendale 300 series sponsored by Christie’s, Harewood’s Historic Collections Adviser Professor Ann Sumner shares her research on one of the most spectacular pieces of … Read more