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(Guimard) (Thiébault, Philippe, and others)

Guimard.

Guimard.

Paris, Editions de la Réunion des Musées Nationaux 1992.

Reference: 15111
Price: £90 [convert currency]

Full Description

Large 4to. 451 + (1)pp, many photo ills (some colour). Publisher’s cloth, in dustwrapper. Gavin Stamp’s copy, with his booklabel.

Massive catalogue for an exhibition at the Musée d’Orsay, Paris, April – July 1992, and subsequently at Lyon. It marked the fiftieth anniversary of the death of the architect and designer Hector Guimard (1867-1942), famous for his celebrated design of 1899 for the Castel Béranger in a more completely Art Nouveau style than any of his French contemporaries.