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1904

  • Work on this object began.

1963

  • We acquired this object.

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2021

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Photograph, Exterior of Castel d'Orgeval, Overview of Main Facade

This is a Photograph. It was designed by Hector Guimard. It is dated 1904 and we acquired it in 1963. Its medium is printed ink on sensitized paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Unknown donor: found in Collection and transferred from Cooper Union Museum Picture Library. It is credited Gift of Unknown Donor.

Its dimensions are

Overall: 25.4 x 20.2 cm (10 x 7 15/16 in.) Image: 18.4 x 17.3 cm (7 1/4 x 6 13/16 in.)

It is signed

On drawing, lower right: PARIS LE MAI 1904 / L'ARCHITECTE / Hector Guimard (signature)

It is inscribed

Printed in black ink, upper left: HECTOR GUIMARD / Architect d'Art / Castel Beranger. 16 Rue La Fontaine; upper right: LE STYLE GUIMARD / No 3; lower left: GYÖRGYFALVY DEL.

Cite this object as

Photograph, Exterior of Castel d'Orgeval, Overview of Main Facade; Designed by Hector Guimard (French, 1867–1942); France; printed ink on sensitized paper; Overall: 25.4 x 20.2 cm (10 x 7 15/16 in.) Image: 18.4 x 17.3 cm (7 1/4 x 6 13/16 in.); Gift of Unknown Donor; 1963-59-1

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