Louis Dierra. <em>Armchair</em>, ca. 1939. Glass, modern upholstery, metal fittings, 29 x 22 3/8 x 22 1/2 in. (73.7 x 56.8 x 57.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, H. Randolph Lever Fund, 84.180. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 84.180_back_bw.jpg)


Artist:Louis DierraPittsburgh Plate Glass Company

Medium: Glass, modern upholstery, metal fittings

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1939

Dimensions: 29 x 22 3/8 x 22 1/2 in. (73.7 x 56.8 x 57.2 cm)



Accession Number: 84.180

Image: 84.180_back_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Armchair, glass with upholstered seat and metal fittings. Simple, tub armchair formed from a single upright sheet of thick plate glass, bent and curved to form the vertical supporting structure of a chair. Set horizontally into the center of this is a thick, upholstered cushion. CONDITION: Numerous small surface scratches. Noticeable chip at center of back at base (about 1 1/2 x 1/2" barely into the surface.)

Brooklyn Museum