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Side Chair
About 1904

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Creator Name: Wright, Frank Lloyd
Creator Nationality: North American; American
Creator Role: Designer
Creator Dates/Places: 1867 - 1956
Gender: M
Creator Name-CRT: Frank Lloyd Wright
Title: Side Chair
View: front
Creation Start Date: 1902
Creation End Date: 1906
Creation Date: About 1904
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Furniture
Materials and Techniques: oak, leather
Dimensions: H.39-1/4 x W.15 x D.19-1/4 in.
AMICA Contributor: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Owner Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
ID Number: 98.276.4
Credit Line: The Modernism Collection, gift of Norwest Bank Minnesota
Copyright: ? Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

This chair design was for the Hillside Home School, a private school run by Wright's aunts, Nell and Jane Lloyd Jones. A slightly modified version was placed in several other Wright interiors, including Wright's own home and studio in Oak Park, Illinois; the Larkin Administration Building in Buffalo, New York; and Unity Temple in Oak Park. The simple square frame and angled backrest recall an earlier modern chair, of 1885, by the English designer E.W. Godwin, seen nearby.

AMICA ID: MIA_.98.276.4
Component Measured: overall
Measurement Unit: in
AMICA Library Year: 2002
Media Metadata Rights: ? The Minneapolis Institute of Arts

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