Hendrik Wouda 1923 - Armchair (1)

Hendrik Wouda 1923 - Armchair (1)
Netherlands - 1920-1949 - Wood

Hendrik Gerben (Henk) Wouda (Leeuwarden 10 May 1885 - Wassenaar 25 October 1946) was a Dutch architect and furniture designer.

After his training in Rotterdam at the Academy of Fine Arts and Technical Sciences and in The Hague at the Academy of Fine Arts, Wouda works from 1910-1912 at the office of H.P. Berlage in Amsterdam.

The Hague Style.
By the outbreak of the First World War Wouda has to return to the Netherlands in 1914, he becomes Sergeant. In 1916 he establishes himself as an architect in The Hague, a year later he will join the renowned furniture firm H. Pander & Zonen in The Hague (founded in 1863) as a designer in the department of modern Interior art. He is given the freedom to develop his own monumental style, clearly inspired by the work of the American architect Frank Lloyd Wright.

The Rijksmuseum has work from him as well.

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Hendrik Wouda 1923
De Stijl
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Fair condition - heavily used & with possibly minor parts missing
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