JEAN-MICHEL FRANK (1895-1941)
JEAN-MICHEL FRANK (1895-1941)
JEAN-MICHEL FRANK (1895-1941)
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JEAN-MICHEL FRANK (1895-1941)

PAIR OF CLUB ARMCHAIRS, CIRCA 1939

Details
JEAN-MICHEL FRANK (1895-1941)
Pair of club armchairs, circa 1939
oak, leather upholstery
32 x 38 1⁄2 x 32 in. (81 x 98 x 81 cm)
Provenance
Private Collection, acquired from the artist, circa 1939
Christie's, New York, 13 June 2013, lot 164
Private Collection
Christie's, New York, 18 December 2015, lot 429
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Literature
Surreal Things. Surrealism and Design, exh. cat, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, 2007, p. 200 (present lot illustrated in situ)
M. A. Teitelbaum, The Stylemakers. Minimalism and Classic Modernism 1915-1945, London, 2010, pp. 123 and 133 (present lot illustrated in situ)
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