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Elevation Design for a Sitting Room with Sofa, Two Chairs, and Table

Vlastislav Hofman1919

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Sitting room elevation with unified wall and interior decoration. Wood-framed sofa with folded corners on back and with same contour echoed on arms, upolstered in pink fabric with thin v-shaped leaf pattern. Dado decoration on either side of sofa comprising frame with folded corners same leaf pattern but on blue background. Painted frieze at top of wall also imitates the folded corner and leaf decoration as below. On wall, large horizontal painting hangs over sofa with two vertical paintings on either side.

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  • Title: Elevation Design for a Sitting Room with Sofa, Two Chairs, and Table
  • Creator: Vlastislav Hofman
  • Date Created: 1919
  • Signed: Signed and dated in pen and black ink, lower right: arch Vlastislav / Hofman / 1919
  • Physical Dimensions: w307 x h212 cm
  • Inscribed: Inscribed in pen and black ink, lower left: -ZIDLE-[CHAIR]; lower center: -POHOVKA A STOLEK- [TABLE AND SOFA]; lower right: -ZIDLE- [CHAIR]; and on mount, upper center: -objvaci pokoj- [dining room].
  • Dimensions: 21.2 x 30.7 cm (8 3/8 x 12 1/16 in. )
  • Type: Drawing
  • Rights: Gift of Elaine Lustig Cohen
  • Medium: Brush and watercolor, pen and black ink, graphite on cream paper in contemporary brown paper mount

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