No Detail is Small: Art & Design from The Tamotsu Yagi Collection

No Detail is Small: Art & Design from The Tamotsu Yagi Collection

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Jean Prouvé

Sun Shutter

Auction Closed

June 5, 10:36 PM GMT


40,000 - 60,000 USD

Lot Details


Jean Prouvé

Sun Shutter

circa 1957

produced by Les Ateliers Jean Prouvé, Nancy, France


104 x 129 ½ x 4 ¾ in. (264.2 x 329 x 12.1 cm)

Union Aéromaritime de Transport (UAT), Conakry, Guinea, circa 1957

Galerie Patrick Seguin, Paris

Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2005

Peter Sulzer, Jean Prouvé: Complete Works, Volume 3: 1944-1954, Basel, 2005, pp. 296-297

Catherine Dumont d'Ayot and Bruno Reichlin, eds., Jean Prouvé: The Poetics of the Technical Object, exh. cat., Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, 2006, pp. 214-215

Galerie Patrick Seguin and Sonnabend Gallery, Jean Prouvé, Paris and New York, 2007, vol. 1, pp. 111 and 116

Galerie Patrick Seguin, Jean Prouvé, Paris, 2007, vol. 2, pp. 520-521

Tamotsu Yagi, The Graphic Eye of Tamotsu Yagi, Tokyo, 2011, p. 24 (for the present lot illustrated)

A Passion for Jean Prouvé, From Furniture to Architecture, The Laurence and Patrick Seguin Collection, exh. cat., Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Torino, 2013, pp. 184-185 and 188-189

Jean Prouvé: Constructive Imagination, exh. cat., Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, 2022, pp. 17, 137, 145, and 196 (for the present lot illustrated)