Jens Risom (American, born Denmark, 1916-2016). <em>Lounge Chair, Model 654W</em>, Designed 1941; Manufactured ca. 1946. Birch, cotton webbing, 29 3/4 x 19 7/8 x 28 in.  (75.6 x 50.5 x 71.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the artist, 58.121. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 58.121_front_bw_IMLS.jpg)

Lounge Chair, Model 654W

Artist:Jens RisomH. G. Knoll Associates, Inc.

Medium: Birch, cotton webbing

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:Designed 1941; Manufactured ca. 1946

Dimensions: 29 3/4 x 19 7/8 x 28 in. (75.6 x 50.5 x 71.1 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 58.121

Image: 58.121_front_bw_IMLS.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Natural-colored birch armless lounge chair with interwoven strips of brown webbing for seat and back. In elevation: curving, continuous L-shaped back and seat (made of two pieces on each side), supported by four tapering legs that are taller at the front than at the rear. Model 654W.

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