This object is currently on display in room 202 as part of Hector Guimard. There is one other image of this object. See our image rights statement.

 

See more objects with the color grey darkolivegreen wheat dimgrey black or see all the colors for this object.

Object Timeline

1920

  • Work on this object began.

1956

  • We acquired this object.

2012

2015

2022

Drawing, Design for a Mass-Operational House Designed by Hector Guimard, Wall Construction

This is a Drawing. It was architect: Hector Guimard. It is dated October 1920 and we acquired it in 1956. 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 Madame Hector Guimard.

  • Wall Maquette, PolyBrick series
  • ceramic, maltodextrin, alcohol.
  • Courtesy of Jenny Sabin Studio and Sabin Design Lab, Cornell Architecture.
  • 35.2015.2-1/36
  • Prototype, PolyBrick series
  • ceramic, maltodextrin, alcohol.
  • Courtesy of Jenny Sabin Studio and Sabin Design Lab, Cornell Architecture.
  • 35.2015.3a,b
  • Prototype, PolyBrick series
  • glazed ceramic, maltodextrin, alcohol.
  • Courtesy of Jenny Sabin Studio and Sabin Design Lab, Cornell Architecture.
  • 35.2015.4

Our curators have highlighted 1 object that are related to this one.

  • 3D-printed Model, Polybrick
  • 3d-printed nylon.
  • Courtesy of Jenny Sabin Studio and Sabin Design Lab, Cornell Architecture.
  • s-e-1765-a,b

Its dimensions are

H x W: 30.3 × 18.6 cm (11 15/16 × 7 5/16 in.) Mat: 45.7 × 35.6 cm (18 × 14 in.)

It is signed

Signed in black ink, lower right: Hector Guimard

It is inscribed

Inscribed in black ink, lower left: octobre 1920; upper margin: MURS MITOYENS EN AGGLOMERES ARMES

Cite this object as

Drawing, Design for a Mass-Operational House Designed by Hector Guimard, Wall Construction; Architect: Hector Guimard ((French, 1867–1942)); France; pen and black ink, graphite on tracing paper; H x W: 30.3 × 18.6 cm (11 15/16 × 7 5/16 in.) Mat: 45.7 × 35.6 cm (18 × 14 in.); Gift of Madame Hector Guimard; 1956-78-1-25

There are restrictions for re-using this image. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18410953/ |title=Drawing, Design for a Mass-Operational House Designed by Hector Guimard, Wall Construction |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=9 December 2022 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>