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1925

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1935

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1936

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Photograph, Villa Stein-de Monzie, Exterior View, Garches, France, ca. 1930

This is a Photograph. It was designed by Le Corbusier (Charles Edouard Jeanneret-Gris). It is dated ca. 1930 and we acquired it in 1936. Its medium is photographic print, 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.

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  • 2006-17-1

Its dimensions are

23.2 x 17 cm (9 1/8 x 6 11/16 in.) Mount (mounted with 1936-60-8-2): 55 x 25.8 cm (21 5/8 x 10 3/16 in.)

It is signed

In pen in black ink on center right, between photos: Le Corbusier (underlined)

It is inscribed

1936-60-1 through 1936-60-8-2 (formerly -60-8b) originally mounted together on canvas, since separated. Inscription remains between 1936-60-8-1 (formerly -60-8a) and 1936-60-8-2 (formerly -60-8b), but applies to all nine pieces. Inscribed in pen in 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).

Cite this object as

Photograph, Villa Stein-de Monzie, Exterior View, Garches, France, ca. 1930; Designed by Le Corbusier (Charles Edouard Jeanneret-Gris) (Swiss, active France, 1887–1965); France; photographic print, mounted on canvas; 23.2 x 17 cm (9 1/8 x 6 11/16 in.) Mount (mounted with 1936-60-8-2): 55 x 25.8 cm (21 5/8 x 10 3/16 in.); Museum purchase from James B. Ford and Peter Cooper Hewitt Estate Funds; 1936-60-8-1

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