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Tatra T87 four-door sedan


Hans Ledwinka ; Ringhoffer-Tatra-Werke AG


1948 (designed 1936)

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G379
Tatra T87 four-door sedan, Hans Ledwinka      ;    Ringhoffer-Tatra-Werke AG
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Industrial Design | All-metal construction
Size: 52 x 66 x 192 in. (132.08 x 167.64 x 487.68 cm) (approximate)
Creation Place: Czech Republic, Nesseldorf (now Koprivnice)
Culture: Czech Republic
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: silver four-door automobile; front in the style of a Volkswagen with three headlights; sloped back with back central vertical fin and back louvered window; brown leather interior; sunroof
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of funds from Regis Foundation
Accession Number: 2005.138
Artist: Hans Ledwinka, Austrian, 1878-1967
Role: Designer
Nationality: Austrian
Life Dates: Austrian, 1878-1967

Artist: Ringhoffer-Tatra-Werke AG, Nesselsdorf (now Koprivnice), Czech Republic, est. 1850
Role: Manufacturer
Life Dates: Nesselsdorf (now Koprivnice), Czech Republic, est. 1850
Added to Site: March 1, 2009