Eliel Saarinen (American, born Finland, 1873–1950) J. Robert F. Swanson (American, 1900–1981) Pipsan Saarinen Swanson (American, 1905–1979) Made by Johnson Furniture Company (American, 1908–1983) Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Stamped: Johnson-handley-Johnson Co. / Grand Rapids, Mich.; FHA
Largest table: 45.7 × 76.2 × 47 cm (18 × 30 × 18 1/2 in.)
Gift of Suzanne Langsdorf in memory of Martyl and Alexander Langsdorf
Extended information about this artwork
Annual Report (Art Institute of Chicago, 2006–2007), 19.
Jennifer M. Downs, “ ‘The New Modern Feeling’: A Catalogue of the Collection,” Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies 27, 2 (2001), 67–69, cat. 19.
Judith A. Barter et al., American Modernism at the Art Institute of CHicago, From World War I to 1955, (Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago/Yale University Press, 2009), cat. 127.
Annual Report (Art Institute of Chicago, 2013–14) p. 1.
St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis Modern, Nov. 8, 2015–Jan. 31, 2016, cat. 29.
Suzanne Langsdorf, 1940; given to the Art Institute of Chicago, 2006.
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