Markelius Swedish Modernism Wall Art : Modern50 Washington D.C. Antiques

Sweden, c.1954. Designed by Sven Markelius (1889-1972) was the predecessor of the modernist movement in Sweden, “Swedish Functionalism”. Mounted and Framed Swedish Vintage Modern Batik Wall Art.

This design, “Set Square”, or "Pythagoras" depicting an important tool for Architects. The design consists of triangular fields in four different scales composed in a complex repetition of light and dark, big and small. The variation gives the composition a depth and movement that is further strengthened when viewed at a distance.

W: 48 x D: 1½ H: 53½ in.

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