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Le Corbusier (Charles-Édouard Jeanneret)

(1887-1965), Architect and painter

Sitter in 13 portraits
Charles-Edouard Jeanneret was born in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland. Known as Le Corbusier, he was widely acclaimed as the most influential architect of the twentieth century and was also a celebrated writer and artist. Le Corbusier's architecture and innovative thinking revolutionised modern living with designs that ranged from private villas to large-scale social housing developments and utopian urban plans. His ideas still resonate in the architecture of today.

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Le Corbusier, by Ida Kar - NPG x132555

Le Corbusier

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1954
NPG x132555

Le Corbusier, by Ida Kar - NPG x132556

Le Corbusier

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1954
NPG x132556

Le Corbusier, by Ida Kar - NPG x132958

Le Corbusier

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1954
NPG x132958

Le Corbusier, by Ida Kar - NPG Ax134267

Le Corbusier

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1954
NPG Ax134267

Le Corbusier, by Ida Kar - NPG Ax134268

Le Corbusier

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1954
NPG Ax134268

Le Corbusier, by Ida Kar - NPG Ax134269

Le Corbusier

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1954
NPG Ax134269

Le Corbusier, by Ida Kar - NPG Ax134270

Le Corbusier

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1954
NPG Ax134270

Le Corbusier, by Ida Kar - NPG Ax134271

Le Corbusier

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1954
NPG Ax134271

Le Corbusier, by Ida Kar - NPG Ax134272

Le Corbusier

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1954
NPG Ax134272

Le Corbusier, by Ida Kar - NPG Ax134273

Le Corbusier

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1954
NPG Ax134273

Le Corbusier, by Ida Kar - NPG Ax134274

Le Corbusier

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1954
NPG Ax134274

Le Corbusier, by Ida Kar - NPG x135172

Le Corbusier

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1954
NPG x135172

Le Corbusier, by Ida Kar - NPG x135173

Le Corbusier

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1954
NPG x135173

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