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JEAN PROUVÉ (1901-1984)
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JEAN PROUVÉ (1901-1984)

A PAIR OF ‘VISITEUR' ARMCHAIRS, CIRCA 1950

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JEAN PROUVÉ (1901-1984)
A PAIR OF ‘VISITEUR' ARMCHAIRS, CIRCA 1950
produced by Les Ateliers Jean Prouvé, oak, enamelled steel tube, aluminium and later upholstery, accompanied by the original seat cushions
38 in. (96.5 cm.) high; 28 in. (71 cm.) wide; 31 ½ in. (80 cm.) deep



Provenance
David Gill, London, 1997.
Literature
Similar example illustrated:
P. Sulzer, Jean Prouvé Complete Works vol. 2: 1934-1944, Basel, 2000, pp. 292-293;
Jean Prouvé, exh. cat. Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, 22 January - 31 March 1984, p. 13;
Jean Prouvé Constructeur, exh. cat., Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 24 October 1990-28 January 1991, p. 185;
Jean Prouvé, exh. cat., Galerie Jousse Seguin - Enrico Navarra, Paris, 1998, p. 56;
Jean Prouvé, Édition Galerie Patrick Seguin, Paris - Sonnabend Gallery, New York, 2007, pp. 288-291.
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