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Photo Frame, from the Hôtel Guimard

It was designed by Hector Guimard and founded by Paul Philippon. We acquired it in 1948. Its medium is bronze, gold, plate glass; modern photo reproduction. It is a part of the Product Design and Decorative Arts department.

This object was donated by Madame Hector Guimard.

Cite this object as

Photo Frame, from the Hôtel Guimard; Designed by Hector Guimard (French, 1867–1942); France; bronze, gold, plate glass; modern photo reproduction; 1948-114-4-a,b

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Rococo: The Continuing Curve 1730-2008.

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