Bench

1979
Tage Frid (American, born in Denmark, 1915 - 2004)


Object Place: Providence, Rhode Island, United States

Dimensions

79.37 x 125.73 x 62.23 cm (31 1/4 x 49 1/2 x 24 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

1979.282

Medium or Technique

Cherry; leather

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Seating and beds

Saber legs, front and rear. Rear stiles form convex curve, in profile; laminated construction. Leather upholstered seat cantilevered over edge of frame. Crest rail supported by rear posts that taper upward from seat.

Provenance

1979, commissioned from the artist as part of the MFA's Please Be Seated program. (Accession date: June 20, 1979)

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds donated by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Deborah M. Noonan Foundation