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1909

  • Work on this object began.

1911

  • Work on this object ended.

1950

  • We acquired this object.

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Drawing, Elevation of an Apartment Building, Société Immobilière, rue Moderne (now rue Agar)

This is a drawing. It was designed by Hector Guimard. It is dated 1909–11 and we acquired it in 1950. Its medium is pen and black 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

H x W x D: 57.8 × 39.2 cm (22 3/4 × 15 7/16 in.) Mat: 71.1 × 55.9 cm (28 × 22 in.)

It is signed

Signed with monogram, in black ink, upper right: "G" in double circle

It is inscribed

In black ink, above: SOCIETE IMMOBLIERE DE LA RUE MODERNE/RUE MODERNE 4/ NO. 7; below inscription on left in black ink is a g placed within a double circle.

Cite this object as

Drawing, Elevation of an Apartment Building, Société Immobilière, rue Moderne (now rue Agar); Designed by Hector Guimard ((French, 1867–1942)); France; pen and black ink, graphite on tracing paper; H x W x D: 57.8 × 39.2 cm (22 3/4 × 15 7/16 in.) Mat: 71.1 × 55.9 cm (28 × 22 in.); Gift of Mme. Hector Guimard; 1950-66-11

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