Bench

1986


Object Place: Westport, Massachusetts

Dimensions

57.78 x 146.05 x 56.51 cm (22 3/4 x 57 1/2 x 22 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1987.40

Medium or Technique

Pearwood, soft curly maple, Velluto Pelle leather

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Seating and beds

Pale turquoise leather upholstery on seat; raised abstract shapes (bleached, applied plaques) around seat frame.

Markings

Signed on the underside of front rail: "Assisted by D.E.K. 8 RS [intertwined with the S surmounting the R] 6 FOR MFA Thanks to R.A. + A.A."

Provenance

1986, commissioned from the artist for the MFA with financial support of Anne and Ronald Abramson, Rockville, Maryland; 1987, gift of the Abramsons to the MFA. (Accession date: January 21, 1987)

Credit Line

Gift of Anne and Ronald Abramson

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.