American, born Finland, 1910–1961 Manufactured by Knoll International, Inc. American, founded 1938 East Greenville, Pennsylvania
About this artwork
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Architecture and Design
Eero Saarinen (Designer)
East Greenville (Object made in)
Fiberglass-reinforced plastic and lacquered aluminum with silk upholstery
Cast raised inscription on base: "BR 50"
80.7 × 65.7 × 58.4 cm (31 3/4 × 25 7/8 × 23 in.)
Gift of Knoll International
Extended information about this artwork
Jennifer M. Downs, “ ‘The New Modern Feeling’: A Catalogue of the Collection,” Art Institute of Chicago Museum Studies 27, 2 (2001), 97–98, cat. 29. 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. 183.
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