Settee

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Vienna, Austria
Settee, 1825/30
Walnut veneer on softwood, modern upholstery
37 × 52 × 27 3/16 in. (93.98 × 132 × 69 cm)
Purchase, René von Schleinitz Memorial Fund M2005.146
Currently on View

This startling modern-looking settee represents the pure approach to design and style that characterized the Biedermeier period around 1820. Examples such as this may be seen as a precursor to Modernism.

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