Petit Palais Gate - Document holder with flaps
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Petit Palais Gate - Document holder with flaps

Gate of the main entrance. # 646, November 20th, 1899 - Project Charles Girault (1851-1932) for the front door of the Petit Palais.

Document case A4 printed in Parisian workshops Créanog, specialized in embossing and hot stamping on paper creation Curious Skin mass tinted, black 300 g/m2 Arjowiggins

Printed in France in compliance with environmental standards



Dimensions :
22 x 31,5 cm
Artist :
Charles Girault (1851-1932)
Art movement :
20th century
Museum :
Petit Palais Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris
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Charles Girault (1851-1932)

Charles Girault came from a modest background and started its carrer as locksmith before entering the Academy of Fine Arts in Paris. Talented, he won the prestigious Prix de Rome in 1880 and went to Italy to continue his training. He was a renowned architect and was commissioned with the construction of the Petit Palais for the Universal Exhibition of 1900. Charles Girault honored the commission with brio, the Petit Palais is thought as a "model museum" elegantly combining classical references, Art Nouveau style and technical innovations such as reinforced concrete.