Cf: Deutsche Kunst und Dekoration, October 1908, p. 37
See also: Dorothée Müller, Klassiker des modernen Möbeldesign, Munich, 1980, p. 105, pl. 77
Derek Ostergard (ed.). Bentwood and Metal Furniture 1850-1946, New York, 1987, pp. 255/6, pl. 54a & 54b
At the 1908 Kunstschau in Vienna, Hoffmann presented a model country house, for which he designed bentwood furniture to be manufactured by J.& J. Kohn. A contemporary photograph of the display (for illustration see above) shows a two-seater version of the present design placed on the porch.
A pair of armchairs to this design were sold in these rooms 5 May 1995, Lot 89.