Tatra T87 four-door sedan
On View In:
Gallery 379
Artist:   Hans Ledwinka
Ringhoffer-Tatra-Werke AG  
Title:   Tatra T87 four-door sedan  
Date:   1948 (designed 1936)  
Medium:   All-metal construction  
Dimensions:   52 x 66 x 192 in. (132.08 x 167.64 x 487.68 cm) (approximate)  
Credit Line:   Gift of funds from Regis Foundation  
Location:   Gallery 379  

Name:   Ledwinka, Hans  
Role:   Designer  
Nationality:   Austrian  
Life Dates:   Austrian, 1878-1967  
Name:   Ringhoffer-Tatra-Werke AG  
Role:   Manufacturer  
Life Dates:   Nesselsdorf (now Koprivnice), Czech Republic, est. 1850  

Object Description  
Classification:   Industrial Design  
Physical Description:   silver four-door automobile; front in the style of a Volkswagen with three headlights; sloped back with back central vertical fin and back louvered window; brown leather interior; sunroof  
Creation Place:   , Czech Republic, , , Nesseldorf (now Koprivnice)  
Accession #:   2005.138  
Owner:   The Minneapolis Institute of Arts