Description: - RIETVELD, Gerrit (Dutch 1888 - 1964).
Red Zig Zag-chair, design 1934. Red painted chair constructed of four wooden tiles (of beechwood/plywood) in a zig zag-shape, designed by Gerrit Rietveld for the Rietveld Schröder House in Utrecht and manufactured in the studio of Van de Groenekan c. 1970. With the original dimensions, with the original stamp 'HGM G.A. van de Groenekan' (under the seat). Good condition.
Dimensions: 82 x 29.5 cm.
Artist or Maker: RIETVELD, Gerrit (Dutch 1988 - 1964).
Provenance: Collection John Vloemans, Den Haag
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Van de Groenekan (1904 - 1994) assisted Rietveld from 1917 onwards, when he was only 13 years old. In 1924 he started manufacturing the furniture Rietveld designed. In fact most genuine 'Rietveld chairs' were produced by Van de Groenekan.