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American Decorative Arts
Designer: Gerrit Rietveld, Dutch, 1888–1964
Maker: Gerard Van de Groenekan, Dutch, 1904–1994

“Berlin Chair”

Designed 1923; made after 1924

Probably mahogany plywood, linden, and ash, with paint

41 11/16 × 29 1/8 × 20 in. (105.9 × 74 × 50.8 cm)
Gift of Brooke Alexander, B.A. 1960
1978.50
Geography: 
Made in Utrecht, The Netherlands
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Dutch
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Furniture
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions 1978,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin 37, no. 2 (Summer 1979): 60.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.