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Interior Design

  • Object:

    Design

  • Place of origin:

    france (made)

  • Date:

    1930s (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown (maker)
    Robert Valance et cie

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil, pen and ink, watercolour, body colour, sand, gum, Chinese white and collage mounted on thick card.

  • Museum number:

    E.614-1988

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case MD, shelf 21

Physical description

Model showing proposed decorative scheme for a sitting room showing four wall hinged around a painted floor plan, The furnishings in the moderne style consist of two cabinets, a sofa, two chairs, a heater, a table and two free-standing book cases. Inscribed in pencil 1.

Place of Origin

france (made)

Date

1930s (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown (maker)
Robert Valance et cie

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, pen and ink, watercolour, body colour, sand, gum, Chinese white and collage mounted on thick card.

Dimensions

Height: 15 cm, Width: 17.5 cm, Depth: 22.7 cm

Object history note

Robert Valance et cie were active from circa 1930 to circa 1938 but fee of this group of 299 designs are dated. The styles range from a sober modernism, via moderne to art deco at seem to vary with the tastes of the client, and often alternate proposal are included.

Descriptive line

Office of Robert Valance et cie, French Interior Designs, 1930s

Materials

Pencil; Pen; Ink; Watercolour; Bodycolour; Sand; Gum; Chinese white; Material

Techniques

Collage

Categories

Interiors; Designs

Production Type

Design

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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