ObeliskKoloman Moser

Purkersdorf Sanatorium Armchair

Purkersdorf Sanatorium Armchair, 1903, Koloman Moser
Purkersdorf Sanatorium Armchair, zoomed in

Purkersdorf Sanatorium Armchair is a Vienna Secessionist Wood artwork created by Koloman Moser in 1903. It lives at the Leopold Museum in Vienna. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged Furniture and Chairs. SourceDownload

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Koloman Moser designed this chair for the first Vienna Secession exhibition, organized by the already-famous Gustav Klimt. The chair would eventially become synonymous with the Purkersdorf Sanatorium, a sort of artist retreat near Vienna created by the architect Josef Hoffmann.

Reed Enger, "Purkersdorf Sanatorium Armchair," in Obelisk Art History, Published August 15, 2017; last modified May 19, 2021, http://arthistoryproject.com/artists/koloman-moser/purkersdorf-sanatorium-armchair/.

Further reading atleopoldmuseum.org
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