Other examples of this "Cap d'Ail" model are illustrated in Pavé du roi, Port-Marly in 1952, in an advertisement for Matégot (taken from Le décor d'aujourd'hui, no. 71, 1952) and in an archival photograph, illustrated, P. Jousse, Mathieu Matégot, Paris, 2003, pp. 148, 149 and 218, fig. 30, respectively.
Mathieu Matégot (1910-2001) studied at the School of Fine Arts and Architecture in Budapest, before settling in France in 1931. One of the most renowned French designers of his time, he is best known for his work as a designer of the "Nagasaki" chair (1954) the "Copacabana" armchair (1955-56), and in particular for furniture made with steel tubes and perforated sheet metal.
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