cf. V. Kagan, Vladimir Kagan: A Lifetime of Avant-Garde Design, New York 2004, pp. 69-70, 97, 120, 207 for variations on this sofa
Vladimir Kagan created this sofa for Mr. & Mrs. Reiser, a Dutch couple, who lived in a house designed by Walter Gropius in Lincoln, Massachusetts. Kagan later bought the sofa back and reupholstered it with his fabric 'Barvos'.