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  Peter Behrens
German, 1868 - 1940
Side chair, 1902-1903

H. 39-1/4 x W. 17-3/4 x D. 20 in.
 

The architect Peter Behrens designed this chair for a dining room shown in a Berlin department store as part of a modern interior design exhibition. With its bold, simple lines, the chair embodies Jugendstil, the German equivalent of the French Art Nouveau style.

 

 
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