- John Seymour, American, ca. 1738-1818
- Born: England
- Work Locations: Boston, MA
Attributed to John Seymour, Side Chair, 1790s. Painted birch and cane; 38 5/8 x 19 1/4 x 15 3/8 in. Denver Art Museum: Funds from the Mabel Y. Hughes Charitable Trust, 1984.5.
The flat, urn-shaped central back of this chair is decorated in green and gold. The urn, which features a painted drapery swag, is flanked by columns. Chairs with painted decoration including classical and floral motifs were popular on the East Coast around 1800.
- “By Design: Stories and Ideas Behind Objects” — Denver Art Museum, 10/24/2021 – 12/31/2022