Rietvelt Chair

1965
Oak Park, Illinois
Painted Wood
Collection of Adam Aronson

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Nickel discovered the work of Gerrit Rietvelt during a trip to Europe. He designed and made four dining room chairs in the style of Rietvelt’s “Red Blue chair” and presented them as a wedding present to his brother Joel. The chairs were later sold to the St. Louis collector Adam Aronson.