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What is this?

Four drawings for Villa Stein-de Monzie, at Garches, France: facade elevation view at upper left, rear elevation view at upper right, facade aerial perspective at center, left, rear aerial perspective at lower, right.

This is a drawing from France. It is dated 1926 and we acquired it in 1936. Museum purchase from James B. Ford and Peter Cooper Hewitt Estate Funds. This object is currently resting in our storage facility ZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ

Its medium is

graphite on white paperboard, mounted on canvas

Its dimensions are

32.2 x 24.1 cm (12 11/16 x 9 1/2in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and black ink, on left: Premiers croquis fait/ en 1926/ (Album à dessin)/ en septembre dans/ la propriéte/ "Le Lac"/ au bord du/ lac Léman: and on right: villa Stein/ à Garches/ achevée en 1927/ Le Corbusier (underlined). On verso (on linen mount), inscribed in graphite (by a later hand), lower right: PHOTOGRAPH: HYDE/ D-11/ LE CORBUSIER 1936-60-2

This object was designed by Le Corbusier (Charles Edouard Jeanneret-Gris) and made for (as the client) Gabrielle De Monzie and Michael and Sarah Stein

This object was catalogued by Calvin S. Hathaway and fund: James B. Ford Fund

This object has been included in the following exhibitions:

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