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Armand Point - Peacock Casket
Camille Alaphilippe - Woman with Monkey
Aristide  Maillol - Seated female nude with her left hand on her head. Study for The Mediterranean
Louis-Robert Carrier-Belleuse - The Struggle for Life vase
Léon  Lhermitte - Les Halles
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Pierre-Auguste Renoir - Ambroise Vollard in a Red Scarf
Jean Carriès - My Portrait
Emile Gallé - Two-handled vase
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Charles-Alexandre Giron - Woman wearing gloves, also known as The Parisienne
Paul Sérusier - Tricoteuse au bas rose
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Berthe Morisot - Jeune fille en décolleté - La fleur aux cheveux
Pierre Bonnard - Conversation à Arcachon
Pierre-Adrien Dalpayrat - Dish : The judgment of Paris
Joseph-Marius Avy  - Bal blanc
Marie Constantine Bashkirtseff - Parisienne, Portrait of Irma
Maurice Denis - Female bathers at Perros-Guirec
Fernand Pelez - La Vachalcade
Alfred Sisley - The Church at Moret (Evening)
Théophile Alexandre Steinlen - Ball on the 14th of July
Edmond  Aman-Jean - Miss Ella Carmichaël
Raoul Larche - Buste d'enfant (portrait présumé de Marcel Lerolle)
Sarah Bernhardt - Dagger : algues
 Baccarat Factory - Vase à décor de cactus
Emile Gallé - Commode, Le Sang d'Arménie
 Bracquemond (Félix), Rousseau (Eugène), Creil and Montereau factory - Round dish. Rousseau dinner service
Félix  Vallotton - Femme au bouquet
Emmanuel Frémiet - Le pélican gastronome
George Desvallières - Portrait de Mademoiselle Yvonne Robiquet

The Guimard dining room

Lyon, 1867 – New York, 1942
Circa 1909
Furniture in pear wood

In May 1909, shortly after his marriage to the American-born artist/painter, Adeline Oppenheim, Hector Guimard bought a plot at 122, avenue Mozart and built a fine town house.

The building included the architect’s office on the ground floor, reached through a reception gallery. The first floor consists of a dining room and sitting room in the shape of an ellipse. The third floor was equipped as a studio for Madame Guimard.
Guimard designed the entire interior: panelling, cornicing, furniture, locks, light fittings and furnishing fabrics. The furniture and panelling are made of pear wood whose soft, grain and luminosity are particularly suited to the soft, elegant lines of Guimard’s design style.

The town house was sold in 1948. Madame Guimard donated the bedroom furniture to the Musée des Beaux-arts in Lyon, the study to the Ecole de Nancy Museum and the dining room to the City of Paris.

Donor, testator or seller: 
Gift of Mrs Guimard, 1948
Inventory number: 
PPO03674 (A-L)
Hector Guimard - The Guimard dining room - Chair
Hector Guimard - The Guimard dining room - Chair
Hector Guimard - The Guimard dining room - Table
Hector Guimard - The Guimard dining room
Inventory number : PPO03674 (A-L)
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