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Architectural Photograph

Object/Work Catalog Level: item Type: photograph Controlled list Authority
Classification Terms:
            prints and drawings
            photographs
            American art
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Titles or Names Text: Case Study House No. 21: 2004.R.10-26622-32-LF
    Preference: preferred
    Type: repository
Text: Koenig's Case Study House No. 21: View Facing South from the Carport and Reflecting Pool
    Preference: alternate
    Type: descriptive
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Creation Creator Description: photographer: Julius Shulman (American photographer, 1910-2009) Free text
  Identity: Shulman, Julius
    Role: photographer
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  Creation Date: photographed 1958; likely printed 1980s/1990s 
Extent: negative
Earliest: 1958  Latest: 1958
Extent: print
Earliest: 1980  Latest: 1999
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Measurements Dimensions Description: 20.32 x 25.4 cm (8 x 10 inches) Free text
  Value: 20.32 Unit: cm Type: height
Value:
25.4 Unit: cm Type: width
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Materials and Techniques Description: gelatin silver print on resin-coated paper Free text
  Material Names:  resin-coated paper
Role:
medium

Technique Name:
gelatin silver print
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Inscriptions/Marks Description or Transcription: verso: upper left corner in pencil, special collections tracking number: grl-2004.R.10-2622-32-LF; photographer's wet stamp: Photography by Julius Schulman / 7875 Woodrow Wilson Drive / Los Angeles, CA 90046; in indelible ink, likely in an assistant's hand, the project number: 2644-42L Free text
Subject Matter Indexing Terms:
          architecture
          Pierre Koenig, Case Study 21
             (Los Angeles, California)
          house
          carport
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Descriptive Note Text: View from the carport and reflecting pool facing south into the kitchen and a bedroom/study. Using a view camera to produce 4x5 negatives, Shulman photographed this and other works by important Los Angeles architects. Pierre Koenig used him exclusively. Shulman revealed the genius of this glass and steel structure in black and white images that play with the reflections, textures, and tones of the house and nature. Authority


  Citation: Shulman, Julius. The Photography of Architecture and Design: Photographing Buildings, Interiors, and the Visual Arts. London: Architectural Press Ltd., 1977.

Citation: McCoy, Esther. Case Study Houses, 1945-1962. 2nd ed. Los Angeles: Hennessey & Ingalls, 1977.

Citation: University of Southern California. L.A. Oscura: The Architectural Photography of Julius Shulman. USC: 1999- . [online exhibition] http://arch.usc.edu//shulman (accessed 20 October 2008)
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Related Works Relationship Type: part of
Related Work: Julius Shulman Photography Archive; collection; 1936-1997; GRI Special Collections, Getty Center (Los Angeles, California); 2004.R.10.

Relationship Type: depicts
Linked Work: Pierre Koenig; Case Study House No. 21; house; 1956-1958; steel frame and flat roof deck; 1 story; 1320 square feet; 9036 Wonderland Park Avenue (West Hollywood, Los Angeles, California).
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Current Location Repository Name/Geographic Location: GRI Special Collections, Getty Center (Los Angeles, California)
Repository Numbers: 2004.R.10-26622-32-LF
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Copyright/ Restrictions Copyright Statement: © J. Paul Getty Trust. Used with permission. Julius Shulman Photography Archive, Research Library at the Getty Research Institute. Free text
Revised 20 November 2008