Jean PROUVÉ (1910-1984) & Jules LELEU (1883-1961)

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Jean PROUVÉ (1910-1984) & Jules LELEU (1883-1961)

Mural desk, model "Martel de Janville" from the artist's reference, created in 1936. Folded and red lacquered steel sheet opening with two side drawers and a central solid wood top.
Height. 37.5 cm - length. 170 cm - depth. 71 cm
Furniture created in 1936 for the Sanatorium Martel de Janville, Haute-Savoie.
A similar model can be found in the collections of the Musée des Années 30 in Boulogne-Billancourt.
Bibliography: "Sanatorium Martel de Janville", L'Architecture Française, n°55, February 1946, model reproduced.
Peter Sulzer, Jean Prouvé, complete work vol. 2, 1934-1944, Éditions Birkhäuser, 2000, model referenced and reproduced p. 155.
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