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.
Hotel Guimard by Hector Guimard architect, at Paris, France, 1912, architecture in the Great Buildings Online.
Hector Guimard (1867-1942) Born in Lyon, Guimard attended the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Arts Decoratifs in Paris, (1882-85), where he absorbed the theories of the great medievalist restorer and designer Eugene Viollet-le-Duc. In 1885 he continued his studies at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris,...
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.
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Early Life and Education. Hector-Germain Guimard was born in Lyons in March 1867. He was the first of several major architects to be born that year, two months before Frank Lloyd Wright, four months before Henry Hornbostel, and nine before Josef Maria Olbrich. His father was an orthopedist originally from Toucy,...
Hector Guimard. Hector Guimard (10 March 1867 – 20 May 1942) was a French architect, who is now the best-known representative of the Art Nouveau style of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Guimard's critical reputation has risen since the 1960s, as many art historians have praised his architectural and decorative work,...
Hector Guimard architecte. 1909 . A la suite de son mariage, en 1909, avec le peintre Adeline OPPENHEIM ,fille d'un banquier new-yorkais, il construit son hôtel, 122, avenue Mozart: 90 mètres carrés au sol sur six niveaux avec un ascenseur et un escalier intérieur. Le monogramme de Hector Guimard est sculpté au-dessus de la porte.
En 1948, six ans après le décès de son mari, Madame Guimard décide de faire don de l'hôtel particulier, de son mobilier, conçu spécialement par son mari dans le plus pur style Art nouveau, ainsi que des archives de son mari à l'État français, afin d'en faire un musée.L'État refuse le don. Une partie du mobilier est cependant acceptée par trois musées français, dont le Petit Palais.