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Eero Saarinen sketch for UNESCO headquarters building in Paris, 1952 February 16

Eero Saarinen sketch for UNESCO headquarters building in Paris, 1952 February 16

Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961

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Title: Eero Saarinen sketch for UNESCO headquarters building in Paris

Date: 1952 February 16

Physical Details: 1 sketch : graphite ; 19 x 14 cm.

Description: One of 13 sketches showing design ideas for UNESCO headquarters building.

Appears to be related to two letters from Eero Saarinen to Lilian Swann Saarinen describing planning meetings with French officials and other architects.

Identification on attachment (handwritten): Eero's sketches of Unesco, Goes with letter Feb 16/52

Handwritten note at bottom of sketch: This one is Roberson's & mine; You might save this skeches [?] they serve as a diary.

Creator: Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961

Forms part of: Lilian Swann Saarinen papers, circa 1909-1977

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation: Eero Saarinen sketch for UNESCO headquarters building in Paris, 1952 February 16. Lilian Swann Saarinen papers, circa 1909-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 17575