Le Corbusier

Le Corbusier


Nationality: Swiss

Birth Place: La Chaux-de-Fonds (NeuchChatel canton, Switzerland)

Born 6 October 1887 as Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, he adopted the pseudonym "Le Corbusier" in 1920 when he was active as architect and theorist; he used the pseudonym for his paintings from 1930 on. Le Corbusier emigrated to France in 1917 and was naturalized in 1930. Born into a family of horologists and enamelers, he studied at école d'Art in Chaux-de-Fonds, but was largely self-taught in painting and architecture through study trips. In the 1920s, he emerged as the most important architect of the "International Style" in France. He established the Fondation Le Corbusier in Paris which allowed his personal library and archives to be cared for and available to scholars.


Le Corbusier Original Art Values Sold at Auction

Item Realized
LE CORBUSIER (Swiss, 1887-1965) Untitled, 1937 Washed pastel on paper laid on board 8-1/4 x 12-1/8 inches (20.8 x 30
LE CORBUSIER (Swiss, 1887-1965)Untitled, 1937Washed pastel on paper laid on board8-1/4 x 12-1/8 inches (20.8 x 30....
Lot 67008
Auction 5205
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
LE CORBUSIER (Swiss, 1887-1965) Les Oiseaux, 1953 Color etching 16-1/4 x 12-1/4 inches (41.3 x 31.1 cm) Ed. 55/130
LE CORBUSIER (Swiss, 1887-1965)Les Oiseaux, 1953Color etching16-1/4 x 12-1/4 inches (41.3 x 31.1 cm)Ed. 55/130...
Lot 63024
Auction 5031
Wednesday, October 7, 2009
Le Corbusier (1887-1965) Portrait, 1960 Lithograph in colors on wove paper 28 x 23-5/8 inches (71.1 x 59.9 cm) (image
Le Corbusier (1887-1965)Portrait, 1960Lithograph in colors on wove paper28 x 23-5/8 inches (71.1 x 59.9 cm) (image...
Lot 69030
Auction 5267
Tuesday, May 24, 2016

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Le Corbusier (1887-1965) Les Huits, pl. 2, from Europäische Graphik IX , 1969 Lithograph in colors on Arches paper...
Le Corbusier (1887-1965)Les Huits, pl. 2, from Europäische Graphik IX , 1969Lithograph in colors on Arches paper19...
Lot 12085
Auction 191809
Tuesday, February 27, 2018

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