Jean Prouvé (1901-1984) Chaise Tout Bois
Model created c. 1941
H 86 × L 137 × D 43 cm
Provenance : A Marine School in Toulouse, Collection privée, Southern France
Wear Consistent with age and use
Bibliographie : “Jean Prouvé”, Editions Galerie Patrick Seguin, Paris, 2007. Modèles similaires reproduits pp. 250, 251, 252 et 253
P. Sulzer, “Jean Prouvé, oeuvre complète, Vol.2”, Editions Brikhauser, Bâle, 2005, Exemplaire similaire reproduit p. 294
The Chaise Tout Bois is a wooden chair designed by Prouvé in the early 1940s. It is characterized by its minimalist and functional design, featuring wooden components that are expertly crafted for both aesthetics and structural integrity. Prouvé’s work often focused on combining industrial techniques with artistic sensibilities, resulting in pieces that were both utilitarian and visually appealing.
The Chaise Tout Bois is a testament to Prouvé’s mastery of materials and his commitment to creating furniture that is both elegant and practical. It has become an enduring symbol of mid-century modern design and continues to be celebrated for its timeless aesthetic and thoughtful construction.