• Lot 37

    Gerrit Rietveld (1888-1964)

    three Zig-Zag elm chairs

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    Gerrit Rietveld (1888-1964)
    three Zig-Zag elm chairs
    designed by Gerrit Rietveld in 1932, composed of four tapering rectangular sections held together with screws and dove-tail joints, branded 'H.G.M. G.A.V.D.GROENEKAN DE BILT NEDERLAND' (underneath)
    each 73 cm high, 37.5 cm. wide, 40 cm. deep
    (3)Executed by G.A. van de Groenekan in the 1960s.


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    Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist by Martin Visser, Bergeijk in the 1960s.
    A gift from Martin Visser to the present owner in 1996.


    Literature

    See for comparison:
    D. Baroni, I mobile di Gerrit Rietveld, Milan, 1977, p.p. 130-131, 134, 135.
    D. Baroni, Gerrit Thomas Rietveld Furniture, London, 1978, p.p. 132, 135-139, 155.
    M. Küper, I. van Zijl, Gerrit Th. Rietveld 1888-1964, Het volledige werk, Utrecht, 1992, pp. 145-147.
    P. Vöge, The complete Rietveld furniture, Rotterdam, 1993.
    C. and P. Fiell, 1000 Chairs, Cologne, 1997, p.125.