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Gate, ca. 1925

  • Edgar Brandt, French, 1880-1960

Wrought iron and gilt bronze

  • Overall: 79 1/4 × 59 inches (201.3 × 149.9 cm)

Gift of George G. Booth


On View

  • American W285


European Modern Art to 1970

made for Brandt's stand at the 1925 Exposition des Arts Décoratifs et Industriels Modernes (Paris, France). purchased by George G. Booth

1927-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Kahr, Joan. "Edgar Brandt: Master of Art Deco Ironwork." New York, 1999, pp. 126-130, p. 139 (ill.).

Edgar Brandt, Gate, ca. 1925, wrought iron and gilt bronze. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of George G. Booth, 27.151.