Guimard, Hector

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Name
Guimard, Hector Gender: M
Hector-Germain Guimard
born on 10 March 1867 at 22:00 (= 10:00 PM )
Place Lyon, France, 45n45, 4e51
Timezone LMT m4e51 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Steinbrecher
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 19°53' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 17°24 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 06°05'



Hector Guimard (with his wife, Adeline Oppenheim Guimard)

Biography

French art-nouveau architect who became famous for his design of the Paris Metro stations 1899-1904. A Professor at the Ecole Des Arts Decoratifs 1894-98, he made an imaginative use of metal, glass-brick, open ironwork balustrades and entry arches.

Guimard died on 20 May 1942, New York, New York.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Relationships

  • (has as) other hierarchical relationship with Horta, Victor (born 6 January 1861). Notes: Sauvage admired Horta's work

Events

  • Work : New Career 1894 (Professor at Ecole Des Arts Decoratifs)
  • Work : Begin Major Project 1899 (Designed the Paris Metro stations)

Source Notes

B.C. in hand from Steinbrecher

Same data from Collection Didier Geslain (acte 531 archives municipales)

Categories

  • Family : Relationship : Stress - Traumatic event (Fear of war and anti-semitism, wife was Jewish, forced into exile)
  • Lifestyle : Home : Expatriate (Moved to New York with his wife 1938)
  • Vocation : Building Trades : Architect/ Planner (Designer of paris metro)
  • Vocation : Education : Teacher (Ecole des arts decoratifs)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Culture Collection