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The Wassily Chair (known as Model B3 chair), was designed by Marcel Breuer in 1925-1926. He was the head of the cabinet creating workshop at the Bauhaus, in Dessau, Germany. The modern movement and protégé of Bauhaus founder Walter Gropius, Marcel Breuer is also celebrated for his achievements in architecture and architectural furniture. Marcel Breuer was a student and carpenter at the Bauhaus school around the early 1920's. He was born in Hungary, later moved to Chicago, IL USA and designed several buildings there. His entire work, both furniture and architecture, embodies the driving Bauhaus objective to reconcile art and industry.