Richard Scott Newman (born in 1946)
Object Place: Rochester, New York, United States
Overall: 49.5 x 116.8 x 50.8 cm (19 1/2 x 46 x 20 in.)
Medium or Technique
Maple, ebony veneer and inlay, blistered maple, gold plated brass and ormolu; printed cotton fabric
Not On View
Upholstered bench with six fluted legs and aprons of blistered maple veneer and ebony stringing. Legs have ebony inlay to emphasize fluting and gold-plated brass feet. Tops of legs have ebony veneer with ormolu mounts. Upholstered with a Moriss-like fabric with gold and brown.
Incised on botton of side rail: "RSN 86"
1986, commissioned from the artist for the MFA by Anne and Ronald Abramson, Rockville, Maryland; 1985, gift of the Abramsons to the MFA. (Accession date: December 17, 1986)
Mr. and Mrs. Ronald D. Abramson