Physical Details: Note : 1 p. : handwritten, ill. ; 27 x 21 cm.
Sender: Eero Saarinen (1910-1961)
Recipient: Florence Knoll Bassett (1917-)
Description: Whimsical diagram shows the cycle of a day of skiing with images arranged from top to bottom, each phase accompanied by a handwritten caption: a figure awakening ("sun 4:30 am"); then standing on top of a mountain with arms raised ("sun worship"), being pierced through by a ray of sun ("ultra violet ray"); then skiing down the mountain ("turning turns and ancles [sic]"; then collapsed in bed ("exhausted 8 pm"). A vertical arrow on the side of the sheet has the caption "repeat 6 times."
Forms part of: Florence Knoll Bassett papers, 1932-2000
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation: Eero Saarinen illustrated diagram to Florence Knoll Bassett, 1935 or 1936. Florence Knoll Bassett papers, 1932-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 12186
- Travel sketches