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Eero Saarinen illustrated diagram to Florence Knoll Bassett

Eero Saarinen illustrated diagram to Florence Knoll Bassett

Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961

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Physical Details: Note : 1 p. : handwritten, ill. ; 27 x 21 cm.

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."

Creator: Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961

Forms part of: Florence Knoll Bassett papers, 1932-2000

Digital ID: 12186