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22.07.2019

Freud's Chair

Freud liked to read in a somewhat peculiar way. Lying diagonally, with legs dangling on the arm of the chair and the head unsupported, keeping the book upright. To make this position more comfortable, his daughter Matilde gave him this chair designed in 1930 by the architect Felix Augenfeld. Witnesses of all this must have been the many small Greek or Asian Egyptian sculptures that resided on his table. Precious individuals for the stories they represented, these figures belonged to the civilizations that he had so deeply interpreted. They were able to materialize...
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