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Bookcase with doors

Venezuelan
about 1770–80
Carving attributed to Domingo Gutiérrez (Venezuelan (born in the Canary Islands, Spain), 1709–1793)


Dimensions

170.2 x 115.6 x 34.3 cm (67 x 45 1/2 x 13 ½")

Accession Number

2017.85

On View

William J. Fitzgerald Gallery (Gallery 135)

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Furniture

Provenance

Agustín Aveledo (b. 1837 – d. 1926), Caracas, Venezuela [see note 1]. By 1966, Alfredo Machado Gómez, Caracas; by descent to Carmen Zingg de Machado, Caracas and to Teresa M. Machado, Caracas; 1998, sold by Teresa Machado to Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, Caracas; 2017, gift of the Colección Cisneros to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 1, 2017)

NOTES:
[1] Provenance information is taken from Carlos F. Duarte, Muebles venezolanos: siglos XVI, XVII y XVIII, Caracas: Grupo Editor Cuatro, 1966, 112.

Credit Line

Gift of Patricia Phelps de Cisneros in memory of Carmen and Alfredo Machado