Hendrik Wouda, 1930s Rationalist / ‘Haagse School’ arm chair
Modernist / art deco armchair designed by the architect Hendrik Wouda in the 1930s for H. Pander & Zn.
Hendrik Wouda (1885-1946) was a Dutch designer and architect. After his studies Wouda worked at the office of the architect H.P. Berlage. During World War I, Wouda began designing for the furniture company Pander & Zonen in The Hague. Here he developed a style inspired by the American architect Frank Lloyd Wright, amongst others. He became one the most influential designers connected to the style known as the New Hague School, a movement that emphasized geometric form language, simple proportions and constructivist decorations.
| H: 82cm W: 64cm D: 55cm
| Period: 1930’s
| Materials: oak, new upholstery
| Condition: In good vintage condition, small damage to 1 armrest, newer seat
| Place of Origin: The Netherlands
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