Map of the Hotel Guimard, with a theater above the entrance. Marie-Madeleine Guimard was a ballerina at the Paris Opera and earned 600 Francs per year. She made her fortune as mistress of the Prince de Soubise and had a hôtel particulier, or mansion, in Pantin, a Paris suburb. It boasted its own theater.
Hôtel Guimard is an Art Nouveau town house built in 1909–1912 by Hector Guimard for use as his home and architectural studio, with a studio for his wife, the painter Adeline Oppenheim Guimard. It is considered one of the best surviving examples of his mature style.
Discussion: Hotel Guimard Commentary "At first view one is struck by the architect's care in designing and positioning his windows and balconies.
Miss Guimard sold her hotel in a unique way : she held a lottery by selling 2,500 tickets of 120 francs. On May 25, 1785, the countess of Lau who won the hotel with only one ticket. She refund the hotel for 500,000 francs to the banker Jean-Frédéric Perregaux .
Hector Guimard (1867-1942) In the same year he designed the Pavilion of Electricity at the World Fair in Paris. In 1894 he met the influential Belgian Art Nouveau architect Paul Hankar (1859-1901), and in 1895 he met Victor Horta, and was greatly inspired by a visit to Horta's Art Nouveau-style Hotel Tassel in Brussels.
Hotel Guimard. Designed by famed architect Claude Nicolas Ledoux, the Hotel Guimard was constructed for Marie-Madeleine Guimard, a famed dancer and opera singer. It was located at 9 rue de la Chaussée-d’Antin, just north of the Tuileries Gardens. The façade of the building was striking: modeled after an ancient Roman temple,...
Hotel Guimard, 1770 by Claude Nicholas Ledoux architect, at Paris, France, 1770, architecture in the Great Buildings Online.
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École du Sacré Coeur (Sacred Heart School), Paris (1895) Here, Guimard has rotated the columns 90 degrees from Viollet's plan to align with the plane of the façades and thus clear the space at ground level under the rest of the structure as a playground, thus solving the problem of the limited space on the site.
Hector Guimard. (1867-1942) French architect. Guimard introduced Art Nouveau in Paris. He brought it from Bruxelles in 1894 when he visited Horta. This visit has upset all the work he was doing on Castel Beranger. Guimard is the most important Art Nouveau archiect in France. Nevertheless a large part of his works was destroyed.