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Monday, May 20, 2 – 2:30pm


Detail of the west wall of Room 8. The Side Chair is at bottom right.

Free with admission

About the Talk

Z. Serena Qiu, a doctoral candidate in the history of art at the University of Pennsylvania, will lead an in-depth discussion about the Scabello Side Chair, a fascinating object that is often overlooked. The talk will be in Room 8.

In Focus Gallery Talks are 30-minute discussions held in the collection galleries. Led by PhD candidates in art history, the program allows for intensive focus on individual works.


Unidentified Maker. Scabello Side Chair, 18th century. Oak and fruit wood. 01.08.72. Public Domain.