8 March 2012
ADOLF LOOS (1870-1933)
A Brass and Iron Coat Rack for the Café Capua in Vienna, designed 1913
79 in. (200.7 cm) high, 16¼ in. (41.3 cm) square
Bel Etage, Vienna.
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cf. E. B. Ottillinger, Adolf Loos: Wohnkonzepte und Möbelentwürfe, Vienna, 1994, p. 131 for an image of a coat rack of this model in the Café Capua, Vienna, 1913.
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