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List of illustrations

  • Compagnie Générale Translatantique
  • Quand les cathédrales étaient blanches, Voyage au pays des timides
  • Cover of Le Corbusier, Le Voyage d'Orient
  • Proposal for the Urbanization of Rio de Janeiro
  • Title page from Rodolphe Töpffer, Voyages en zigzag ou excursions d'un pensionnat en vacances dans les cantons suisses et sur le revers italien des Alpes
  • Childhood photograph of Ch. E. Jeanneret (right), with his brother Albert (second from left) and their cousins
  • Mr. Pencil examining his work
  • Classement et choix
  • Interior Study of S. Croce, Florence
  • Study of the Palazzo Pubblico, Siena, with the Torre del Mangia
  • Façade and details of the Baptistery, Siena
  • Study after Giotto's Ascension of St. John, Bardi Chapel, S. Croce, Florence
  • Studies of monumental sculptures from various museums
  • Interior View of S. Croce, Florence
  • View of the Orangerie at Schloss Sanssouci, Potsdam
  • Four Girls on Bridge
  • Istanbul, Izeni Djani
  • View of the Seraglio, Istanbul, from the Bosporus with ships and sails
  • Athens, view from the Acropolis
  • Rhythmic Spaces, The Great Curtains of Heaven (Espaces rythmiques, Les grands rideaux du ciel)
  • Jura Landscape (Paysage du Jura)
  • Snow-laden fruit-trees (Verschneite Obstbäume)
  • Poster advertising the Trans-Siberian railway at the Exposition Universelle, Paris
  • Prose du Transsibérien et de la Petite Jehanne de France
  • Paris, interior of the Galerie des Machines
  • Murten/Morat, Switzerland. Close-up view of the City Hall and a general view of the city from the medieval wall
  • Studies of a mountain seen at intervals of time
  • Sur La plastique
  • Switchbacks in San Francisco and on an Alpine pass
  • La loi du méandre
  • Self-portrait as a raven carrying a donkey, and as donkey carrying a raven
  • Trois rapelles à Messieurs les architectes, III, Le Plan
  • Villa La Roche-Jeanneret, Paris
  • Villa La Roche-Jeanneret, Paris
  • Three views of his Maison d'artiste
  • Villa Savoye, Poissy
  • Notre-Dame, the American Setback-Skyscraper and Le Corbusier's Ville Contemporaine compared
  • Paris, Notre-Dame, Gargoyles
  • Paris, Notre-Dame
  • Paris, Notre-Dame
  • The façade of Palazzo Grottanelli, Siena
  • Study of Chartres Cathedral
  • Rouen Cathedral
  • Reims Cathedral and Perrault's façade of the Louvre compared
  • Study of the Markt at Nürnberg, with the Schöner Brunnen and Marienkirche (background)
  • The Markt, Nürnberg, with the Schöner Brunnen and Marienkirche
  • Study of the Markt, Nürnberg
  • Study of traditional houses of Brittany
  • Venice, the Ca d'Oro from the Canal Grande
  • Villa Matthey-Doret, La Chaux-de-Fonds, music room
  • The disadvantages of orthogonal street layout
  • The disadvantages of orthogonal street layout
  • Sketch of the Market Square at Lichtenfels
  • Lichtenfels, Market Square
  • Example of good street alignment terminating with a view
  • Example of bad street alignment
  • Würzburg. St. Burkhard Church
  • Pedestrian passage, the Clementinum, Prague
  • Row of houses fronted by a masonry wall
  • Würzburg. Theater Street
  • Serbia, Farmhouse with loggia and internal courtyard
  • Goethe's garden house at Weimar
  • Istanbul, Remains of the Beyazit and Ak-Serail quarters
  • Pompeii, Via die sepolcri
  • Pompeii, Forum with the Temples of Venus and Apollo
  • Pompeii, Portico of the Gladiators' Barracks
  • Pompeii, House of Sallustius, Atrium
  • Pompeii, House of Sallustius, floorplan and view of the atrium
  • Pompeii, House of Sallustius, the portico and garden
  • Villa Jeanneret-Perret, La Chaux-de-Fonds, the pergola and garden
  • Villa Jeanneret-Perret, patio with pergola: Jeanneret's parents, in the background Jeanneret and his brother Albert
  • Rome, the choir of St. Peter's
  • Villa Jeanneret-Perret, side view of west façade
  • Villa le Lac, Corseaux, View towards Lake Geneva
  • Villa La Roche—Jeanneret, Paris, view from the Square du Docteur Blanche
  • Villa Favre-Jacot, Le Locle, library pavilion (Chambre de Monsieur)
  • Villa Favre-Jacot, Le Locle, entry court
  • Villa Favre-Jacot, Le Locle, plan of the ground floor
  • Villa Favre-Jacot, Le Locle, view from the garden
  • Villa Madama, Rome
  • Villa Obenauer, Saarbrücken
  • Athens, the Erechtheion, plan
  • Pompeii, sketch plan of the House of the Tragic Poet
  • Gärtnerhaus, Potsdam
  • Golden rectangle and its subdivisions
  • Villa Favre-Jacot, Le Locle, plans with proportional diagrams
  • Villa Favre-Jacot, Le Locle, elevations with proportional diagrams
  • Villa Fallet, La Chaux-de-Fonds, south elevation and plan of the ground floor with proportional diagrams
  • Bootshaus Elektra, Berlin-Oberschöneweide, plan with diagrams
  • Villa Obenauer, Saarbrücken, plan with diagrams
  • Ville contemporaine pour 3 millions d'habitants, perspective view
  • Ville contemporaine pour 3 millions d'habitants, plan with diagrams
  • Lake Garda near the town of Limone, with wooden shelters for lemon trees
  • Pompeii, sketch of the Forum and a street
  • Un Paysage urbain à composer, Rome
  • Tout est sphères et cylindres
  • Two American granaries
  • Villa Schwob, La Chaux-de-Fonds, the street façade
  • Villa Schwob, La Chaux-de-Fonds, view from the garden
  • Villa Schwob, La Chaux-de-Fonds, plan of the ground floor
  • Project for Maison Bouteille, view of the front façade
  • Wiegand House, Berlin-Dahlem, view of the street façade
  • Pompeii, sketches of the Villa of Diomedes
  • Villa Cook, Boulogne-sur-Seine, the hall
  • Villa La Roche/Jeanneret, Paris, Jeanneret living room
  • Plan sketch of the Külliye of Mohammed I (Green Mosque), Bursa
  • Saint-Adjuteur du Vernon
  • Saint-Adjuteur du Vernon
  • Le Bassin de Flore
  • Bassin de Flore, Gardents of Versailles
  • Bassins de Latone, Bassin d'Apollon
  • La théorie et la pratique du jardinage, Paris 1747
  • La théorie et la pratique du jardinage, Paris 1747
  • La théorie et la pratique du jardinage, Paris 1747
  • Vue et perspective du Château et Jardin de Versailles
  • Les rues à redents
  • Observatoire, the Invalides, the Jardin des Plantes, the Tuileries, the Château at Versailles
  • Buildings and Squares of Rouen, Place Louis XV
  • The Tuileries, Rue Royale, Place Louis XV
  • Tuileries Gardens
  • View of the Tuileries Gardens
  • Sketch after the project by Pierre Patte for the Ile de la Cité in Paris
  • Plan for the embellissements for Paris
  • Sketch of an armchair
  • La Chaux-de-Fonds, aerial view
  • Letterhead used by Levaillant & Bloch
  • The Levaillant family
  • The Levaillant family
  • Study of a desk-bookcase-music cabinet for Marcel Levaillant
  • Desk-bookcase-music cabinet
  • Piano lesson
  • Château de Versailles, the library of Marie-Antoinette
  • Directoire armchair from the collection of Raphaël Schwob
  • Armchair for Moïse Schwob
  • Perspective study of Madeleine Schwob's library
  • Madeleine Schwob's bookcase, detail
  • Perspective sketch of Marcel Levaillant's bedroom
  • Perspective sketch of Marcel Levaillant's library and music room
  • Project for Marcel Levaillant's apartment at Villa Les Eglantines
  • Villa Les Eglantines, La Chaux-de-Fonds, ground floor plan
  • Marcel Levaillant apartment, 1923, reconstruction of plan
  • Color sample for the bedroom wardrobe for Marcel Levaillant
  • Project for the Paul Ditisheim Building to be located at 120 Avenue, Léopold Robert, La Chaux-de-Fonds
  • Wardrobe for Marcel Levaillant's bedroom
  • Wardrobe for Marcel Levaillant's bedroom, detail
  • Marcel Levaillant's apartment at Villa Les Eglantines, perspective of library and music room
  • Bookcase for Marcel Levaillant, plan for bronze support, detail of working drawing
  • Armchair called Franklin
  • Armchair called Bernard
  • Sketches of Maple & Co. armchairs and recommendation to buy for Marcel Levaillant
  • Globe for Marcel Levaillant
  • Histoire de Mr. Pencil
  • 50 aquarelles de Music-Hall ou le QUAND-MEME des Illusions, title page
  • 50 aquarelles de Music-Hall ou le QUAND-MEME des Illusions, plate 33
  • 50 aquarelles de Music-Hall ou le QUAND-MEME des Illusions, plate 24
  • Sketch for the support of the plaster cast of the head of Prince Gudea from the Louvre
  • Sketch for positioning the plaster casts from the Louvre in Marcel Levaillant's apartment
  • Head of the Chaldean Prince, Gudea, Lagash
  • African sculptures
  • Pavillon de l'Esprit nouveau, Paris, living room, detail, reconstructed 1987
  • Matroil color samples for Marcel Levaillant's Geneva apartment
  • Mosaic table
  • Pietà
  • The Roofs of Paris
  • Still life: Flowers and Books
  • Study for a still life with carafe and pitcher
  • The Red Bowl (Le bol rouge)
  • The Mantelpiece (La cheminée)
  • Bottle, Pipe and Books (Bouteille, pipe et livres)
  • Histoire de l'architecture
  • Histoire de l'architecture
  • Still Life
  • Maroc
  • Cubism and Abstract Art
  • Cubism and Abstract Art
  • View of the Palazzo Vecchio, Florence, from his roof at Via dei Calzaioli
  • Ideal view of S. Maria del Fiore and Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, with surrounding landscape
  • Pavement in the Baptistery, Florence, detail
  • Florence, Baptistery
  • Florence, S. Maria Novella, study of the exterior wall-tombs
  • Florence, S. Maria Novella, detail of façade
  • Florence, S. Maria Novella, detail of exterior molding
  • Florence, study of the Cantoria (choir gallery) in the church of S. Lorenzo (school of Donatello)
  • Florence, Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Cantoria (choir gallery, by Donatello) from the Duomo
  • Florence, Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Cantoria (choir gallery, by Donatello) from the Duomo, verso
  • Florence, Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Cantoria (choir gallery, by Luca della Robbia) from the Duomo
  • Florence, Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Cantoria (choir gallery, by Luca della Robbia) from the Duomo, verso
  • Florence, study of the Cantoria (choir gallery) in the church of S. Lorenzo (school of Donatello)
  • Siena, Palazzo Pubblico, Allegory of Good Government (by Ambrogio Lorenzetti)
  • Study of the Allegory of Good Government (by Ambrogio Lorenzetti), Palazzo Pubblico, Siena
  • Siena, Church of S. Domenico
  • View of the Church of S. Domenico in Siena
  • Façade and details of the Baptistery, Siena
  • Siena, Façade of the Baptistery
  • Venice, Doges' Palace, detail of gallery
  • Venice, Doges' Palace, a capital
  • Venice, S. Marco (?), capital
  • Venice, corner view of the Doges' Palace
  • Venice, Palazzo Marcello
  • Venice, S. Marco
  • Venice, Piazza S. Marco: Campanile and two sketches of the Square
  • View of the Piazza S. Marco on the final day of Carnival
  • A page from Le Corbusier, Propos d'urbanisme
  • Je prends Venise à témoin, a page from Le Corbusier, La ville radieuse
  • Venice est un brillant encouragement à nos études d'organisation des villes de la civilisation machiniste
  • Paris, Ch. E. Jeanneret photographed in front of the window at 9, Rue des Ecoles
  • Paris, Notre-Dame, one of three pinnacles at the southeast of the ambulatory chapels
  • Paris, Notre-Dame, view of the tower seen from the roof
  • View of Notre-Dame de Paris
  • Paris, Notre-Dame
  • Rouen Cathedral, façade, with the Tour de Beurre on the right
  • Rouen Cathedral, study of the pillar flanking the Portail de la Calende
  • Rouen Cathedral, studies after engravings in the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris
  • Rouen Cathedral, Portail de la Calende
  • Paris, Trocadéro Museum, Khmer Shrine (?), detail
  • Paris, Trocadéro Museum, Khmer Shrine (?), detail
  • Paris, Trocadéro Museum, Khmer Shrine (?), detail
  • Paris, Trocadéro Museum, Khmer Shrine (?), detail
  • Study of Wall Mosaic (Procession of the Virgins) in Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, Ravenna
  • Study of a terracotta relief in the Louvre Museum, Paris
  • Studies of monumental sculptures from various museums
  • Paris, Trocadéro Museum, study of Peruvian vases
  • Paris, Trocadéro Museum, study of Peruvian vases
  • Versailles, Château
  • Versailles, Château
  • Sketch of the Sleeping Ariane in the gardens of Versailles
  • Sketch of the Sleeping Ariane in the gardens of Versailles
  • Studies of fountain sculptures from Bern, Fribourg, and Le Landeron
  • Fribourg, lower town with fountain
  • Solothurn, apse of the Jesuit Church
  • Zürich, Zunfthaus zur Zimmerleuten
  • Solothurn, View of St. Mauritius Fountain
  • St. Gallen, traditional working-class houses
  • Munich, view of Hofgarten, Bazargebäude, Theatinerkirche and the twin towers of the Frauenkirche in the background
  • Munich, view from Theatinerstrasse along Feldherrnhalle (right) towards Odeonsplatz
  • The Loggia dei Lanzi in Florence
  • Study of Theatinerkirche St. Kajetan, Munich
  • View of the Frauenkirche, Munich
  • View of the Frauenkirche, Munich
  • Prague, Knights of the Cross Square with Monastery and Church of the Knights of the Cross, Saint Kliment Church, Old Town Bridge Tower and Charles Bridge
  • Prague, view of Prague Castle from Castle stairs
  • Prague, view of stairs between Nerudova and Loretánská Street
  • Prague, view of stairs between Nerudova and Loretánská Street
  • Itinerary for Voyage d'orient (Le voyage utile)
  • Danube with Railway Bridge (probably between Baja and Novi Sad)
  • Danube beyond Beograd, Fortress near Negotin
  • Cover of Le Corbusier, Précisions sur un état présent de l'architecture et de l'urbanisme
  • Gabrovo, Square with Tower and Fountain
  • Gabrovo, Bulgaria, Church exterior
  • Istanbul, the great fire of July 23, 1911
  • View on Pera, probably from Taxim, towards the Golden Horn, with Süleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul, in the background
  • Panorama of Istanbul with the Golden Horn in foreground and the Marmara Sea beyond
  • View into the Caravansaray of Edirne, with plan and notes
  • Istanbul, Rüstem Paša Mosque in the Egyptian Bazaar
  • Study of the Süleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul
  • View of the northwest façade of the Süleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul
  • View of a Mosque wall with wooden houses in Istanbul
  • Study of a fountain and garden with pergola in Istanbul
  • Istanbul, traditional wooden houses
  • View of Eyüp Cemetery enclosure wall, Istanbul
  • Athens, Jeanneret next to a column of the Parthenon
  • Layout for the article Sur l'Acropole
  • Title page of Le Corbusier's article Sur l'Acropole
  • Athens, the Acropolis, Parthenon
  • Athens, view from the Parthenon
  • Athens, the Acropolis, with Klipstein next to one of the capitals of the Parthenon
  • Athens, north side of the Erechtheum, Athens
  • Athens, view from the Acropolis
  • Athens, the Parthenon
  • Athens, the Parthenon
  • Pompeii, view of the Temple of Jupiter
  • Pompeii: the Forum as seen from the Temple of Jupiter
  • Pompeii: Via dei Sepolcri
  • Pompeii: Via dell'Abbondanza
  • Pompeii
  • Pompeii: Via dei Sepolcri
  • Pompeii
  • Rome, the Colosseum
  • Sketches of famous monuments in Rome and elsewhere
  • Rome, the Forum, Basilica of Maxentius
  • Rome, Piazza Colonna, Column of Marcus Aurelius
  • Rome, the Baths of Caracalla
  • Rome, the Gardens of the Villa Medici
  • Rome, Piazza del Campidoglio
  • Rome, apse of S. Maria Maggiore
  • View of the Villa Lante (by Giulio Romano), Rome
  • Rome, the Parthenon
  • Le sentiment déborde
  • Rome, Ch. E. Jeanneret on the roof of St. Peter's
  • Rome, drum of St. Peter's
  • Rome, view of St. Peter's and the Vatican City
  • Rome, apse of St. Peter's
  • Rome, the roof of St. Peter's
  • Rome, Sant’Ivo della Sapienza (by Borromini)
  • The Soviet Palace project in comparison to the Duomo and Baptistery of Pisa
  • Title page of Le Corbusier's article Classement et choix (Examen)
  • Pisa, panorama of the city
  • Pisa, the Duomo and Baptistery
  • Pisa, sketch of the Leaning Tower with the Duomo
  • Pisa, sketch of the Baptistery with the Duomo (left) and Camposanto (right)
  • Neuchâtel, the lake and the Alps
  • Neuchâtel, Town Hall
  • Competition design for the Banque Cantonale de Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, view from the Avenue du Premier Mars
  • View of the Cathedral at Solothurn, Switzerland
  • Competition design for the Pont Butin, Geneva
  • Bern, Halenbrücke
  • At La Croix Blanche, an Inn at Murten/Morat
  • Customs-house at Faoug, Lake Murten, Switzerland
  • Murten/Morat, Switzerland. Close-up view of the City Hall and a general view of the city from the medieval wall
  • Squares of Paris
  • Paris, Plan Voisin
  • Proposed urban design for the area around the Pont Neuf in Paris
  • Watchcase
  • Egyptian Ornament
  • Lotus leaf and papyrus
  • Three clay (?) models, probably for Villa Fallet
  • Villa Fallet
  • Study of pine trees
  • Landscape study with pine trees and various close-up studies and ornamental derivations thereof
  • Villa Fallet, La Chaux-de-Fonds, study for the southeast façade
  • Octave Matthey, Ch. E. Jeanneret and Louis Houriet working on the sgraffito decoration on the Villa Fallet
  • Farmhouse, Mont Cornu, near La Chaux-de-Fonds
  • Sketches of Jura farmhouses
  • Jeanneret in front of Le Couvent, La Chaux-de-Fonds
  • Albert and Charles-Edouard Jeanneret and their parents in Jeanneret's apartment in Le Couvent
  • Villa Jeanneret-Perret, view from west
  • Villa Jeanneret-Perret, east elevation
  • Villa Jeanneret-Perret, north elevation
  • Villa Jeanneret-Perret, living room looking towards dining room
  • Villa Jeanneret-Perret, cloakroom with circular window and staircase to the upper floor
  • Letter to Auguste Perret, detail with sketch of Maison Jeanneret-Perret
  • Villa Jeanneret-Perret, pergola, in the background Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, his parents, and his brother Albert
  • Villa Jeanneret-Perret, ground floor
  • Farmhouse near Sarliac in the Dordogne, France
  • Perspective view of the project for Felix Klipstein's house
  • Study for the hallway of Felix Klipstein's house
  • Study of the living room of Felix Klipstein's house
  • Cross-sections of a Dom-ino module
  • Ground floor with proposed layout for Type B
  • Floor plan of a Dom-ino module
  • Perspective of a Dom-ino module
  • Complex of several Dom-ino units
  • Individual Dom-ino house
  • Letter to Auguste Perret, sketch of Projet F, all in concrete
  • Projet F Apartments, perspective view of living room
  • Projet F Apartments, plan of typical floor
  • Apartment building 25 bis Rue Franklin, Paris, sixth floor
  • Villa Schwob, La Chaux-de-Fonds, plan of the ground floor
  • Villa Schwob, view of the villa and garden from the south
  • Villa Schwob, perspective view of the kitchen forecourt
  • Villa Schwob
  • Villa Schwob
  • Villa Schwob, interior perspective of the bathroom
  • Villa Schwob, studies of street façade
  • Villa Schwob, view from the rooftop
  • Villa Schwob from the east
  • Challuy Slaughterhouse, plan of the assembly building, slaughterhouse and refrigerator building (Grange-Abattoir-Frigorifique)
  • Challuy Slaughterhouse, bird's eye view
  • Challuy Slaughterhouse, side elevation
  • Challuy Slaughterhouse, elevations with proportional diagrams, and axonometric view showing alignments
  • Everite formwork for construction in concrete
  • Everite formwork for construction of concrete columns
  • Everite formwork for construction of concrete columns
  • Project for Maison Monol, perspective view of a group of houses
  • Villa Berque, sketches of the columns for the central balcony
  • Villa Berque, site drawing with suggestions for the garden design
  • Villa Berque, two perspectives for the terrace and the projected salon
  • Decoration of the hall in Ernest-Albert Ditisheim's apartment
  • Smoking room in Hermann Ditisheim's apartment
  • Armchair from Hermann Ditisheim's apartment
  • Private salon of de luxe-apartment on the SS. France, ensemble of furniture in Directoire style
  • Armchair with footrest from the smoking room in Hermann Ditisheim's apartment
  • Drawing of an eighteenth-century commode from the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris
  • Bookcase from Hermann Ditisheim's apartment
  • Sideboard from Hermann Ditisheim's apartment
  • Sideboard from Hermann Ditisheim's apartment with open side compartment, detail
  • Cabinet from Ernest-Albert Ditisheim's apartment
  • Cabinet from Ernest-Albert Ditisheim's apartment, detail
  • Drawing of commode pour ranger les dessins
  • Cabinet for Robert Ditisheim, son of Ernest-Albert, with a compartment pour ranger les dessins
  • Villa Schwob, photograph of street façade
  • Desk for Mme Jeanneret-Perret, detail
  • Mme Jeanneret-Perret's desk in the Jeanneret-Perret house
  • Drawing of Mme Jeanneret-Perret's desk
  • Table lamp
  • Sketches for table lamp
  • Sketch for trépied lamp
  • Floor lamp for Georges Schwob
  • Invoice from the Société pour la fabrication de lustrerie d'Art for Marcel Levaillant
  • Sketch for the La Chaux-de-Fonds installation of the travelling exhibition Les arts du feu
  • Divan for Marcel Levaillant, detail
  • Divan for Marcel Levaillant, working drawing
  • Divan for Marcel Levaillant, plans 1:10
  • Divan for Marcel Levaillant
  • Wallpaper sample from Le Corbusier's apartment at 20 rue Jacob in Paris: le papier peint qui tapisse mon antichambre
  • Villa Schwob, perspective of the boudoir
  • Villa Schwob, photograph of the boudoir
  • Wallpaper sample from the boudoir of the Villa Schwob
  • Still life with books and a tobacco jar (Nature morte aux livres et au pot de tabac)
  • Floor lamp for Madeleine Schwob
  • Floor lamp for Madeleine Schwob, detail
  • La Boutique Verte, invoice for Madeleine Schwob's floor lamp
  • Floor lamp for Madeleine Schwob, detail of forged iron foot
  • Bookcase for Madeleine Schwob
  • Bookcase for Madeleine Schwob, plan of installation, 1:20
  • Working drawing for Madeleine Schwob's library
  • Photograph of standard cabinets in the Pavillon de l'Esprit nouveau, 1925
  • Standard cabinets from Lotti Jeanneret-Rääf's estate
  • Cabinet from Madeleine Schwob's bookcase
  • Pottery collected by Charles-Edouard Jeanneret during his trip to the Orient
  • Pottery collected by Charles-Edouard Jeanneret during his trip to the Orient
  • Pottery collected by Charles-Edouard Jeanneret during his trip to the Orient
  • Amédée Ozenfant, Albert Jeanneret and Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, photographed in the studio at the Jeanneret-Perret house
  • Study of Spanish pottery, Pitchers with Anemones
  • Pottery collected by Charles-Edouard Jeanneret during his trip to the Orient
  • Bergère à paille
  • Sketches of bergères à paille
  • Photograph of the living room in the Jeanneret-Perret house
  • Bergères à paille from Jeanneret-Perret house
  • Villa La Roche/Jeanneret, photograph of Jeanneret living room
  • Invoice for 6 fauteuils 1224, siège et dossier canné
  • Desk chair for Hermann Ditisheim
  • Desk chair 1224
  • Rampes Chalier, leaflet of the firm of Marc Chalier, Paris
  • Pavillon de l'Esprit nouveau, Chalier lamps in the library section
  • Table lamp
  • Floor lamp modèle Grass, type dessinateur, Didier des Gachons & Ravel, Paris
  • Notes de cours d'Eugène Grasset
  • Ornamental motifs
  • Pine Forest Ornament
  • Méthode de composition ornementale
  • William Ritter with his friend Janko âádra in his apartment in Munich
  • Self-portrait
  • View of Lake Neuchâtel
  • Farmhouse in the surroundings of Budapest
  • L'Entêtement slovaque, cover
  • Traditional farm house at Myjava, Slovakia
  • Jura Landscape
  • The Pont Neuf with the Ile Saint-Louis
  • Romantic River Landscape with Bridge
  • Romantic View of Paris
  • Study of Chartres Cathedral
  • Still life with a Bowl of Fruit, a Lamp, a Candle and a Packet of Cigarettes
  • Two Female Nudes (Deux nus féminins)
  • Interior with naked woman dozing in a chair
  • Nu couché I
  • The Birth of Venus
  • Still life with Shells (Nature morte au coquillage)
  • Women and Shells against a Blue Background (Femme et coquillage sur fond bleu)
  • Study of Pinks
  • Still life with Vase, Flowers, and Apples (Nature morte avec vase, fleurs et pommes)
  • Still life with a Vase of Anemones (Nature morte avec vases aux anémones)
  • Still life with Toucans (Nature morte aux toucans)
  • Still life with a Coffee Pot and Newspaper (Nature morte à la cafetière et au journal)
  • Still life with a Coffee Pot (Nature morte avec cafetière)
  • Still life with Coffee Pot, Books, Pipe, and Glass (Nature morte avec cafetière, livres, pipe et verre)
  • Still life with an Open Book, Pipe, Glass, and Box of Matches (Nature morte avec livre ouvert, pipe, verre et boîte d'allumettes)
  • The Mantelpiece (La cheminée)
  • Study for The Red Bowl
  • Still Life with an Egg (Nature morte à l'œuf)
  • Still Life
  • Still life with a Pile of Plates (Nature morte à la pile d'assiettes)
  • Purist Study (Etude puriste)
  • Still life with a Glass, Teapot, Pipe, and Toy (Nature morte avec verre, théière, pipe et bilboquet)
  • Three sketches with small pitcher, glass, pipe and cards
  • Still life with a Siphon (Nature morte au siphon)
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~~Le Corbusier Before Le Corbusier: Applied Arts, Architecture, Painting, and Photography, 1907–1922 examines the early years of one of the greatest architect-designers of the twentieth century. In the United States, where Le Corbusier received only one major commission—The Carpenter Center at Harvard...
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~~The early work of Le Corbusier in its various aspects has never before been exhibited outside La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, where he was born Charles-Edouard Jeanneret in 1887. Between 1907 and 1923, with no formal training, he learned his trade, and defined his position as architect and artist, and in 1920 he adopted the name...
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~The idea for an exhibition on the early work of Le Corbusier originated in the context of the remodeling of some formerly private rooms of the Villa Langmatt, a country house built by Karl Moser around 1900 in Baden, Switzerland, and now home to the Langmatt Museum. Given the mutual respect that Moser and Le Corbusier had for each other an informal display of some...
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MODERN HOUSES LOOK AS IF they are “ready to go,” like “boxes on mobile stilts,” if not like boats...
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HOWEVER NEW IT MIGHT HAVE claimed to be, the architecture of the Modern Movement nevertheless had its roots in the architecture of the past, particularly the Gothic. As early as 1932, Henry-Russell Hitchcock and Philip Johnson had commented:
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THERE ARE SOME 550-PLUS PRINTS from glass plates and negatives in...
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LE CORBUSIER’S CAREER AS A modernist architect took off in Paris in 1922 with the much-noted diorama of the Ville contemporaine at the Salon d’Automne, leading in short...
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BEGINNING IN 1920 LE CORBUSIER consistently criticized, at times harshly, French architecture of the classical period. At the same time, however, he continued to draw practical lessons—in terms of conceptual...
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THE EXTENT OF LE CORBUSIER’S involvement in furniture design was long assumed to be just four seating forms from the 1920s which were brought back into...
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LE CORBUSIER WAS AS MUCH an artist as he was an architect. His famous thesis of the 1950s concerning the integration of the arts shows that his work as a painter was essential to him. Around the same time he let it be believed that La Cheminée (The Mantelpiece; figs. 168, 454), painted in 1918, the year that Purism...
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