8 June 2016
JULES LELEU (1883-1961)
THREE CHAISE LONGUES, CIRCA 1934-1935
executed by Ateliers Jean Prouvé, painted steel, oak
each 44 ½ in. (113 cm.) high (adjustable), 31 ½ in. (80 cm.) wide, 78 in. (198 cm.) deep
Sanatorium Martel de Janville, Passy;
DeLorenzo 1950, New York.
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B. Gaudichon, E Bréon, F. Siriex, et. al, Leleu: 50 ans de mobilier et décoration 1920-1970, Paris, 2007, p. 101 for an illustration of a chaise longue of this model.
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