On View In:
Gallery 300
Artist:   George Washington Maher  
Title:   Armchair  
Date:   c. 1912  
Medium:   Oak with leather upholstery  
Dimensions:   46 1/4 x 25 5/16 x 22 in. (117.5 x 64.3 x 55.9 cm)  
Credit Line:   The Anne and Hadlai Hall Fund, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Sturgis and Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hyatt  
Location:   Gallery 300  

George Maher's unified scheme of architecture for Rockledge included the flattened arch, a commanding architectural element that echoed the solidity of the bluffs behind the house. The flattened arch motif was also used in this chair from the dining suite. [Insert photo of Rockledge Dining Room here]

Name:   Maher, George Washington  
Role:   Designer  
Nationality:   American  
Life Dates:   American, 1864-1926  

Object Description  
Classification:   Furniture  
Creation Place:   North America, United States, , ,  
Accession #:   88.45  
Owner:   The Minneapolis Institute of Arts