Frank Lloyd Wright / Side Chair / about 1903 - 1908Frank Lloyd Wright
Side Chair
about 1903 - 1908

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Creator Name: Wright, Frank Lloyd
Creator Nationality: North American; American
Creator Role: Designer
Creator Dates/Places: 1867 - 1959
Gender: M
Creator Name-CRT: Frank Lloyd Wright
Creator Name: Ayers, John W.
Creator Role: Manufacturer
Creator Name-CRT: John W. Ayers
Title: Side Chair
View: front
Creation Start Date: 1903
Creation End Date: 1908
Creation Date: about 1903 - 1908
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Furniture
Materials and Techniques: Oak
Dimensions: H.53 x W.16-1/2 x D.19-1/2 in.
AMICA Contributor: The Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Owner Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
ID Number: 85.82
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Sturgis
Copyright: ? Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Wright's tall-back chairs are his trademark furniture form of the Prairie School period. This chair from the Francis Little house in Peoria, Illinois is unusual in having a solid, massive back of quartersawn oak, in sharp contrast to Wright's typical tall spindles. It might have served as a hall chair originally, as hall chairs typically have solid wooden backs.

AMICA ID: MIA_.85.82
Component Measured: overall
Measurement Unit: in
AMICA Library Year: 1998
Media Metadata Rights: ?The Minneapolis Institute of Arts

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