Jean Prouvé, ‘School desk’, circa 1950, Aguttes
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Jean Prouvé

School desk, circa 1950

Enameled steel, beech
29 53/100 × 47 6/25 × 37 4/5 in
75 × 120 × 96 cm
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Aguttes

29.53 x 47.24 x 37.8 in.
Ateliers Jean Prouvé

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Design/Decorative Art
Jean Prouvé
French, 1901–1984
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Inspired by avant-garde architects and his idea of design as a moral issue, influential 20th-century designer, architect, engineer, and teacher Jean Prouvé played a major role in the development of systems for mass production in the postwar Modernist period. From his beginnings as a blacksmith's apprentice, he gained an understanding of metal and its limitations, driving him to seek new materials and processes like steel, aluminum, and arc welding, producing prefabricated houses, building components, and furniture for the social sector.

Jean Prouvé, ‘School desk’, circa 1950, Aguttes
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Aguttes

29.53 x 47.24 x 37.8 in.
Ateliers Jean Prouvé

Medium
Design/Decorative Art
Jean Prouvé
French, 1901–1984
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Inspired by avant-garde architects and his idea of design as a moral issue, influential 20th-century designer, architect, engineer, and teacher Jean Prouvé played a major role in the development of systems for mass production in the postwar Modernist period. From his beginnings as a blacksmith's apprentice, he gained an understanding of metal and its limitations, driving him to seek new materials and processes like steel, aluminum, and arc welding, producing prefabricated houses, building components, and furniture for the social sector.

Jean Prouvé

School desk, circa 1950

Enameled steel, beech
29 53/100 × 47 6/25 × 37 4/5 in
75 × 120 × 96 cm
Bidding closed
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