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Marcel Breuer

desk and chair from Bryn Mawr College, 1938

Birch
29 × 50 × 24 3/4 in
73.7 × 127 × 62.9 cm
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Shortly after Marcel Breuer moved to the United States in the fall of 1937, he was …

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Hungary

Shortly after Marcel Breuer moved to the United States in the fall of 1937, he was commissioned by Bryn Mawr College to design furnishings for the rooms of the new Rhoads Residence Hall. The college wanted modern pieces for the interior of the Gothic building and Breuer’s designs for a desk, chair, …

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Marcel Breuer
American (Hungarian born), 1902–1981
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Marcel Breuer holds a legacy as an accomplished architect, furniture designer, and master of …

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Marcel Breuer holds a legacy as an accomplished architect, furniture designer, and master of Modernism who pioneered the design of tubular steel furniture. During the 1920s, Breuer studied and taught at the Bauhaus in Germany, where his curriculum was equally focused on visual art as it was concerned with technology …

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Shortly after Marcel Breuer moved to the United States in the fall of 1937, he was …

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Hungary

Shortly after Marcel Breuer moved to the United States in the fall of 1937, he was commissioned by Bryn Mawr College to design furnishings for the rooms of the new Rhoads Residence Hall. The college wanted modern pieces for the interior of the Gothic building and Breuer’s designs for a desk, chair, …

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Marcel Breuer
American (Hungarian born), 1902–1981
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Marcel Breuer holds a legacy as an accomplished architect, furniture designer, and master of …

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Marcel Breuer holds a legacy as an accomplished architect, furniture designer, and master of Modernism who pioneered the design of tubular steel furniture. During the 1920s, Breuer studied and taught at the Bauhaus in Germany, where his curriculum was equally focused on visual art as it was concerned with technology …

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Marcel Breuer

desk and chair from Bryn Mawr College, 1938

Birch
29 × 50 × 24 3/4 in
73.7 × 127 × 62.9 cm
Bidding closed
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