• Marcel Breuer Wassily Chair

Pair of Wassily chairs

  • Marcel Breuer

Year: 1962

Dimensions: cm W 78 D 65 H 74 Seat height 44 | in W 31 D 25,5 H 29 Seat height 17

Condition: recently restored

Production: Gavina SpA

Description:

Chromed bent steel tube structure. Double leather bands reinforced inside. A manifesto that embodies the spirit of a whole movement, Rationalism. Its name is a tribute by Dino Gavina to the great Wassily Kandisky who had in his home the first prototype realized at Bauhaus.

Bibliography:

Accademia delle Belle Arti di Brera, “Dino Gavina Ultrarazionale Ultramobile”, Editrice Compositori, Milano 1998, pp. 67, 171, 172, 173

Fondazione Scientifica Querini Stampalia, “Dino Gavina, collezioni emblematiche del moderno dal 1950 al 1992”, Jaca Book, Milano 1992, p. 54

Virgilio Vercelloni, “L’avventura del design: Gavina”, Jaca Book, Milano 1987, p. 28, image 10

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