Sam Maloof (American, 1916–2009)
Object Place: Alta Loma, California, United States
Overall: 78.7 x 57.2 x 59.1cm (31 x 22 1/2 x 23 1/4in.) Other (Seat Height): 41.1 cm (16 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Walnut, Black Vinyl seat
Not On View
Armchair w/ leather seat. Squared w/ rounded corners curve backward to crest and to feet. Wide sculpted splat joined to stiles. Sculpted arms extend outward and terminate in point. Squared seat frames w/ rounded corners project beyond rounded front legs. Exposed joinery.
Inscribed on bottom stretcher: "M O F A BOSTON / Sam Maloof f.A.C.C. / No. 74 1975"
1975, commissioned from the artist for the MFA's Please Be Seated program. (Accession date: April 14, 1976)
Purchased through funds donated by the National Endowment for the Arts and The Gillette Corporation
Reproduced with permission.