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Marcel Breuer

Long chair, 1936

Bent birch (frame), bent and molded birch-faced plywood (seat)
29 1/10 × 24 3/5 × 53 1/2 in
74 × 62.6 × 136 cm
Permanent collection
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
New York
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Museum purchase through gift of George R. Kravis II, Anonymous Donor, and Judy Francis Zankel, 2013-17-1.

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Isokon Furniture Company (London, England)
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Copyright: Cooper Hewitt.
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 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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About the work
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
New York
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Museum purchase through gift of George R. Kravis II, Anonymous Donor, and Judy Francis Zankel, …

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Museum purchase through gift of George R. Kravis II, Anonymous Donor, and Judy Francis Zankel, 2013-17-1.

Manufacturer
Isokon Furniture Company (London, England)
Image rights
Copyright: Cooper Hewitt.
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

Long chair, 1936

Bent birch (frame), bent and molded birch-faced plywood (seat)
29 1/10 × 24 3/5 × 53 1/2 in
74 × 62.6 × 136 cm
Permanent collection
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