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Drawing, Design for Rear Elevation, Castel d'Orgeval, Parc Beauséjour, Paris, France

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Hector Guimard. It is dated 1904 and we acquired it in 1950. Its medium is pen and black, red ink, graphite on tracing paper . It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Madame Hector Guimard. It is credited Gift of Mme. Hector Guimard.

Its dimensions are

53.1 x 47.6 cm (20 7/8 x 18 3/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink, at top: LE CASTEL D'ORGEVAL AU PARC DE BEAUSEJOUR / NO. 8 / PROPRIÉTÉ DE MR LAURENT / FAÇADE POSTÉRIEURE; at lower center: PARIS LE SEPTEMBRE 1904 / L'ARCHITECTE / Hector Guimard; building notations throughout

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for Rear Elevation, Castel d'Orgeval, Parc Beauséjour, Paris, France; Designed by Hector Guimard (French, 1867–1942); France; pen and black, red ink, graphite on tracing paper ; 53.1 x 47.6 cm (20 7/8 x 18 3/4 in.) ; Gift of Mme. Hector Guimard; 1950-66-5

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Opening Our Doors: Selections from the Design Resource Center.

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