Le Corbusier valuations

Born Charles-Édouard Jeanneret-Gris, Le Corbusier was a Swiss/French architect, urban planner, designer and painter, who is among the most influential names of 20th century design and architecture. In his career, spanning over five decades, Le Corbusier sought to bring a rational, strong and utopian solution to the needs of modern life “in both house and the city” as he put it in 1923

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Le Corbusier Totem
Switzerland, 1963 lithograph on paper 28.25 h x 31.5 w in (72 x 80 cm) Le Corbusier: The Graphic ...
Sep 13, 2018
LE CORBUSIER (1887-1965) Les mains
LE CORBUSIER (1887-1965) Les mains engraving, on Lana wove paper with Ram's Head watermark, 1930-...
Apr 19, 2018
Le Corbusier (Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, 1887-1965)
Le Corbusier (Charles-Edouard Jeanneret, 1887-1965) Femme à la grande main et trois personnages s...
Mar 22, 2018
LE CORBUSIER 1887-1965 TABLEAU AVEC ÉTAGÈRE
LE CORBUSIER 1887-1965 Tableau avec étagère Maison du Brésil , vers 1959 Chêne et chêne peint / o...
Nov 20, 2017
Le Corbusier (1887-1965) L'Homme Modulor, sculpté par Constantin Andréou, vers 1957
Le Corbusier (1887-1965) L'Homme Modulor, sculpté par Constantin Andréou, vers 1957 Noyer Hauteur...
Oct 19, 2017
LE CORBUSIER (1887-1965)
LE CORBUSIER (1887-1965) A 'LC' WALL-LIGHT FROM UNITE' D' HABITATION, CIRCA 1960 painted steel 10...
Oct 18, 2017
LE CORBUSIER (1887-1965) Femme debout, bateau et cordage et nature morte 1930/51 unten rechts sig...
Oct 17, 2017
Le Corbusier (1887-1965) Deux femmes
Le Corbusier (1887-1965) Deux femmes signed and dated 'Le Corbusier 1932' (lower right) watercolo...
Jun 28, 2017
STYLE OF LE CORBUSIER
Description: Adjustable chaise lounge, late 20th c. Chromed and enameled steel, hide, leather: 32...
Apr 08, 2017
STYLE OF LE CORBUSIER
Description: Pair of lounge chairs, late 20th c. Chromed steel, leather Unmarked 25 1/2NULL x 25N...
Apr 08, 2017
LE Corbusier (1887-1965) colored lithograph abstract portrait initialed: L-C 40 43 60 sight size 27 1/2NULL x 23 1/2NULL
Description: LE Corbusier (1887-1965) colored lithograph abstract portrait initialed: L-C 40 4...
Apr 08, 2017
Le Corbusier Bauhaus chair with chrome frame
Description: Le Corbusier style Bauhaus chair with chrome frame. Made in Italy. 37NULLh x 41NULLw...
Apr 01, 2017
Large scale pair of Le Corbusier leather chairs. height 36 1/2 inches, seat height 23 inches
Description: Large scale pair of Le Corbusier leather chairs. height 36 1/2 inches, seat height ...
Mar 25, 2017
Le Corbusier Style Chaise
Description: Le Corbusier style chaise lounge chair, upholstered in animal hide, 64NULLL. x 22NUL...
Mar 19, 2017
LE CORBUSIER (1887-1965)
LE CORBUSIER (1887-1965) Entre-Deux the complete set of twelve lithographs, on Arches paper, 1964...
Mar 01, 2017
Le Corbusier (1887-1965)
Le Corbusier (1887-1965) Etude pour 'L'ange gardien du foyer' signed, dated and inscribed 'Le Cor...
Mar 01, 2017
Le Corbusier (1887-1965)
Le Corbusier (1887-1965) Deux femmes en buste signed, dated and inscribed 'chandigarh avril 59 L-...
Mar 01, 2017
Le Corbusier (1887-1965)
Le Corbusier (1887-1965) Nature morte signed and dated 'Le Corbusier 26' (lower right) coloured c...
Mar 01, 2017
Le Corbusier (1887-1965)
Le Corbusier (1887-1965) Accordéon, carafe et cafetière signed and dated ‘Jeanneret 26.’ (lower r...
Feb 28, 2017
Le Corbusier (1887-1965)
Le Corbusier (1887-1965) Nature morte et figure signed and dated 'Le Corbusier 27-38-44' (lower r...
Feb 28, 2017
Le Corbusier style Bauhaus chair
Description: Le Corbusier Bauhaus chair with chrome frame. Made in Italy. 37NULLh x 41NULLw x 28N...
Jan 01, 2017

Designing his first building at the age of 18, Le Corbusier moved to Paris in 1908 and worked with architect August Pierret, a pioneer in using concrete and reinforced steel. Le Corbusier later worked with Peter Behrens in Berlin, learning about industrial processes and machine design that influenced him greatly. In 1917, he was back in Paris creating paintings alongside post-cubist Amedee Ozenfant, with whom he developed Purism, which is around the time he adopted his nickname “Le Corbusier”, proving anyone can reinvent themselves. Le Corbusier rejected the extravagant architecture with highly ornamented buildings and started to design geometrical buildings made of béton brute (raw concrete), which named the “Brutalist architecture” movement.

Albeit self-contradictory, Le Corbusier managed to meld the Ancient Greek architecture and the modern machine. He called the house a “machine for living”, which should be equipped with functional furniture. In collaboration with his cousin Pierre Jeanneret and furniture designer Charlotte Perriand, he designed a system of tubular steel furniture, among which are the famous LC4 Chaise Longue and LC2 Le Grand Confort Armchair.

His style can be categorized as rationalist, functionalist and utopian: minimalist, yet greatly comfortable. His LC4 Chaise Longue is designed to fit the human spine like a glove, while the tubular steel structure creates a sculptural form.

Le Corbusier lost his life tragically, drowning in the Mediterranean Sea in 1965, however, his designs live on in the buildings he designed around the globe, his paintings in Purist/Cubist style and his sleek and chic furniture