furniture set for Bryn Mawr college, Philadelphia
50 w × 25 d × 29 h in (127 × 63 × 74 cm)
Desk measures:From his first American commission, the designs for Bryn Mawr College illustrate a continuation of the work Breuer had pursued in Europe, most notably with Isokon Furniture of England. Set includes desk, chair and wall-mounted shelving unit.
provenance: Bryn Mawr college, Philadelphia | Private collection
literature: Marcel Breuer: Furniture and Interiors, Wilk, ppg, 148-151 discuss the commission, fig. 155 illustrates these designs