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Papa Bear Chair and Ottoman

A chair and footstool with wood frames and orange-yellow upholstery. The chair is tufted, with winged sides and protruding armrests.

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  • A chair and footstool with wood frames and orange-yellow upholstery. The chair is tufted, with winged sides and protruding armrests.

Date:

Designed 1951

Artist:

Hans J. Wegner
Danish, 1914–2007
Made by AP Stolen
Copenhagen, Denmark, after 1953

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Architecture and Design

Artist

Hans J. Wegner

Title

Papa Bear Chair and Ottoman

Place

Denmark (Artist's nationality:)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

1951

Medium

Wood, upholstery

Dimensions

Chair: 98.4 × 90.8 × 91.4 cm (38 3/4 × 35 3/4 × 36 in.); Ottoman: 39.1 × 68.6 cm (15 3/8 × 27 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Barry Friedman and Patricia Pastor

Reference Number

1984.1489a-b

Extended information about this artwork

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