Secretary

Artist:
Carlo Bugatti (Italian, Milan 1855–1940 Molsheim)
Date:
ca. 1895
Medium:
Walnut, tin, copper, vellum, and mirror glass
Dimensions:
H. 88, W. 39-1/2, D. 12-1/4 inches
(223.5 x 100.3 x 31.1 cm.)
Classification:
Furniture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Edward C. Moore Jr. Gift, 1969
Accession Number:
69.69
Not on view
Leonard Brettschneider, Briarcliff Manor, N. Y. (until 1969; sold to MMA)

Henry Geldzahler in "Reports of the Departments." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 28 (October 1969), pp. 63–64, ill., calls it "Writing desk" and dates it ca. 1901.

Penelope Hunter-Stiebel. "The Decorative Arts of the Twentieth Century." Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin 37 (Winter 1979–1980), pp. 2–3, ill. (color, detail and overall).

Olga Raggio. "Rethinking the Collections." Apollo 139, no. 383 (January 1994), pp. 10–11, fig. 8.