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"Skyscraper" bookcase


Paul T. Frankl ; Frankl Galleries


c. 1926

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G378
'Skyscraper' bookcase, Paul T. Frankl      ;    Frankl Galleries
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Furniture | Lacquered wood, brass
Size: 95 1/2 x 43 x 13 in. (242.57 x 109.22 x 33.02 cm)
Creation Place: United States
Culture: United States
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: two-piece bookcase with cabinet with two doors and central open shelves between them on bottom; irregular open and closed cubes and rectangles on top section; black with interior of shelves in deep orange
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Robert J. Ulrich Works of Art Purchase Fund
Accession Number: 2007.3a-d
Rights: Copyright the artist, artist's estate, or assignees
Artist: Paul Frankl, American (born Austria), 1886-1958
Role: Designer
Nationality: American
Life Dates: American (born Austria), 1886-1958

Artist: Frankl Galleries, New York City, 1922-?
Role: Maker
Nationality: American
Life Dates: New York City, 1922-?
Added to Site: March 1, 2009