MARCEL BREUER (1902-1981)
MARCEL BREUER (1902-1981)
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MARCEL BREUER (1902-1981)


MARCEL BREUER (1902-1981)
A Chaise Longue, designed 1935
produced by Isokon, London
laminated birch
31 ½ in. (80 cm.) high, 24 ½ in. (62.3 cm.) wide, 52 ½ in. (133.4 cm.) deep
with metal manufacturer's label
Kunst und Antiquitätenhandel Herbert Asenbaum, Vienna;
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 1994.
For other examples of this model:
D. Ostergard (ed.), Bent Wood and Metal Furniture 1850-1946, exhibition catalogue, IBM Gallery of Science and Art, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Milwaukee Art Museum, Tampa Museum of Art, The Baltimore Museum of Art, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Flint Institute of Art, Center for the Fine Arts, The Cleveland Museum of Art, New York, 1987, pp. 321, 322, n. 109;
M. Droste, M. Ludewig, Marcel Breuer, Cologne, 1994, p. 133;
Modern Britain 1929-1939, exhibition catalogue, Design Museum, London, 1999, p. 94;
M. Hotermans, A. Rüegg, Furniture by Architects and Artists, Collection Marc Hotermans, Verhoeven, 2016, n.p.
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