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Photograph

Photograph

  • Place of origin:

    Nantes (photographed)

  • Date:

    1955 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Hervé, Lucien, born 1910 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Gelatin-silver print

  • Museum number:

    E.2287-1997

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 947

Physical description

A photograph depicting the pillars of a Modernist housing unit designed by Le Corbusier.

Place of Origin

Nantes (photographed)

Date

1955 (made)

Artist/maker

Hervé, Lucien, born 1910 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques

Gelatin-silver print

Marks and inscriptions

Signed 'LH'. Inscribed on the back in pencil 'Le Corbusier/Nantes Reze 1955'

Dimensions

Height: 20.4 cm, Width: 17.3 cm

Descriptive line

Photograph by Lucien Herve, detail of l'Unité d'Habitation de Nantes-Rezé [housing unit in Nantes-Rezé] by Le Corbusier, gelatin silver print, 1955

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1997

Materials

Photographic paper

Techniques

Gelatin-silver

Subjects depicted

Architecture; Modernist

Categories

Photographs; Architecture

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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