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1926

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1936

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Drawing, Studies for a Still Life, 1926

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Le Corbusier (Charles Edouard Jeanneret-Gris). It is dated 1926 and we acquired it in 1936. Its medium is graphite, crayon on white wove paper, mounted on canvas. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase from James B. Ford and Peter Cooper Hewitt Estate Funds.

Its dimensions are

32.1 x 24.2 cm (12 5/8 x 9 1/2 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black ink, 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).

Cite this object as

Drawing, Studies for a Still Life, 1926; Designed by Le Corbusier (Charles Edouard Jeanneret-Gris) (Swiss, active France, 1887–1965); France; graphite, crayon on white wove paper, mounted on canvas; 32.1 x 24.2 cm (12 5/8 x 9 1/2 in.); Museum purchase from James B. Ford and Peter Cooper Hewitt Estate Funds; 1936-60-4

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