Maurice BARRET : Modernist armchair, chrome and leatherette, 1937

 

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Maurice BARRET designer and DUPRE & PERRIN editor : Modernist armchair, tubular chromed steel frame and redleatherette. Original chrome and upholstery.

1937

Height : 65 cm - 25 6/8 in
Width : 53 cm - 20 7/8 in
Depth : 60 cm - 23 5/8 in

History

Rare modernist tubular armchair by Maurice BARRET, one of the founders of the UAM (Union des Artistes Modernes). He made an earlier version in 1934, cantilever, with a wood seat, cf. Otakar MACEL: 2100 metal tubular chairs. Rotterdam. Van Hezik-Fonds 90 Publishers. 2006. See p.107 No III-A-172 (1934).

Exhibition

Salon des Arts décoratifs, 1937. Paris.

Bibliography

Otakar MACEL : 2100 metal tubular chairs, a typology by Otakar MACEL. Rotterdam. Van Hezik-Fonds 90 Publishers. 2006. See p.113 No III-B-18 (1937) and also p.107 No III-A-172 (1934).
DUPRE & PERRIN - Levallois : Notre stand au Salon des Arts décoratifs. 1937. No A 42.
"Maurice Barret: Les Sièges" in : Art et Décoration, vol.LXVII (1938) pp.73-75.

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