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Lucien Hervé photographs of architecture and artworks by Le Corbusier, 1949-1965

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Lucien Hervé photographs of architecture and artworks by Le Corbusier

Title: Lucien Hervé photographs of architecture and artworks by Le Corbusier
Dates: 1949-1965
Number: 2002.R.41
Creator/Collector: Hervé, Lucien
Extent: 12.6 linear feet (42 boxes)
Abstract: The collection contains over 18,000 photographic negatives, 1,700 color slides, and 1,200 transparencies taken by Lucien Hervé, Le Corbusier's official photographer. Organized by project, this photographic material includes both Hervé's original negatives and copys negatives from the work of other photographers who have documented Le Corbusier's architectural projects. Subjects include Le Corbusier's executed buildings, unrealized architectural designs, and non-architectural works, such as paintings, tapestries, and sculptures. The collection also contains hundreds of portraits of Le Corbusier, both formal and informal.
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Language: Collection material is in English, with some French.
Repository: The Getty Research Institute
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Los Angeles 90049-1688
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Author: Talia Olshefsky


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