Eero Saarinen illustrated diagram to Florence Knoll Bassett
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961
Knoll Bassett, Florence, 1910-1961
1935 or 1936
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Note : 1 p. : handwritten, ill. ; 27 x 21 cm.
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."
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560