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OSCAR NIEMEYER (1907-2012)

Armchair and ottoman model “Alta”
Manufactured by Tendo Brasileira
Brazil/Japan, 1978
Lacquered plywood, leather, steel.

Measurements

Chair
71,1 cm x 68,6 cm x 103,5 cm
28 in x 27 in x 40,75 in

Ottoman
38,1 cm x 69,2 cm x 68,6 cm
15 in x 27,15 in x 27 in

Literature
Maria Cecília Loschiavo dos Santos, Móvel moderno no Brasil, São Paulo, 1995, p. 60
Jean Petit, Niemeyer: Poète d’Architecture, Lugano, 1995, p. 362 for a drawing, pp. 363, 383
Alan Hess, Oscar Niemeyer Houses, New York, 2006, pp. 93, 132-33, 135
Roberto Civita, Pedro Ariel Santana, Design Brasil: 101 anos de história, exh. cat., Museu da Casa Brasileira, São Paulo, 2010, p. 59

Provenance
Private collection, Sao Paulo

Details
Certificates by Oscar Niemeyer Foundation.

Details
Underside with manufacturer’s label TENDO BRASILEIRA/INDÚSTRIA E COMÉRCIO DE MÓVEIS LTDA./TAUBATÉ · S.PAULO · IND. BRAS.