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Standard Stool

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1936 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Gropius, Walter, born 1883 - died 1969 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil on tracing paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case MD, shelf 13, box A

Physical description

A drawing depicting elevations of two versions of designs for a plywood stool. The scale for the drawing is 3 inches to 1 foot.

Place of Origin

London (made)


1936 (made)


Gropius, Walter, born 1883 - died 1969 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil on tracing paper

Marks and inscriptions

Each signed Gropius. Lettered with titles and dimensions.


Height: 25.1 cm, Width: 47 cm

Descriptive line

Design by Walter Gropius, for a stool, pencil on tracing paper, London, 1936

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1995


Tracing paper



Subjects depicted

Elevations; Stool; Designs


Designs; Drawings; Furniture


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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