INVENTORY OF JEAN BERCKMANS ARCHITECTURAL DRAWINGS, 1930-1939

Finding Aid prepared by J. Gibbs
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INVENTORY OF JEAN BERCKMANS ARCHITECTURAL DRAWINGS, 1930-1939

Accession no. 940023

Finding aid prepared by J. Gibbs
Getty Research Institute

Contact Information:

  • The Getty Research Institute
  • Research Library
  • Special Collections and Visual Resources
  • 1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
  • Los Angeles, California 90049-1688
  • Phone: (310) 440-7390
  • Fax: (310) 440-7780
  • Email Requests: http://www.getty.edu/research/conducting_research/library/reference_form.html
  • URL: http://www.getty.edu/research/conducting_research/library/
Processed by:
J. Gibbs
Date Completed:
1999
Encoded by:
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©2006 J. Paul Getty Trust

Descriptive Summary

Title: Jean Berckmans architectural drawings
Date (inclusive): 1930-1939
Collection number: 940023
Creator: Berckmans, Jean
Extent: 114 drawings
Repository: Getty Research Institute
Research Library
Special Collections and Visual Resources
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, California 90049-1688
Abstract: Colored renderings and sepia prints by the Belgian architect, made when he was a student. Included are studies for the St. Gertrude cloister, the church of St. Denis, and the Chateau de Grant-Bigard, as well as houses, sports club, schools, a bus terminal, stockmarket, and furniture.
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Language: Collection material is in French and Dutch.

Administrative Information

Access

Open for use by qualified researchers.

Publication Rights

Preferred Citation

Jean Berckmans Architectural drawings, 1930-1939, Research Library, The Getty Research Institute, Accession no. 940023.

Acquisition Information

Acquired in 1994.

Processing History

Processed by J. Gibbs.

Biographical/Historical Note

Jean Berckmans was a Belgian architect whose work, beyond his student drawings, is little known.

Scope and Content of Collection

Jean Berckmans is little known, beyond the drawings in this collection, which were made while he was a student, probably at the Ecole Saint Luc in Schaarbeek, Belgium.
Drawings are colored renderings and sepia prints and include studies of churches, hospital, houses, sports buildings, a stockmarket (bourse), a working man's club, and furniture. Some drawings are undated.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically in one series.

Indexing Terms

Subjects - Names

Berckmans, Jean

Subjects - Topics

Architect designed furniture--Belgium
Architecture--Belgium
Architecture--Designs and plans
Architecture--Study and teaching
Concrete construction--United States

Genres and Forms of Material

Architectural drawings--20th century--Belgium


Flat file folder 1

Studies of the St. Gertrude Klooster (cloister), 1930-1931

Physical Description: 9 drawings, color, approx. 52 x 75 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Details for doors, windows, etc.
Flat file folder 2

Studies of the St. Gertrude Klooster (cloister), 1930-1931

Physical Description: 12 drawings, color, approx. 52 x 75 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Details for doors, windows, etc.
Flat file folder 3

Studies of the St. Gertrude Klooster (cloister), 1930-1931

Physical Description: 10 drawings, color, approx. 52 x 75 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Details for doors, windows, etc.
Flat file folder 3

St. Katharina, Hospice Ste. Catherine, ca. 1930-1931

Physical Description: 3 drawings, approx. 52 x 75 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Details for doors, windows, etc.
Flat file folder 4

Studies of a maison bourgeoise, 1931-1932

Physical Description: 8 drawings, color, approx. 52 x 75 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Detail studies: staircases, windows, etc.
Flat file folder 5

Studies of a maison bourgeoise, 1931-1932

Physical Description: 9 drawings, color, approx. 52 x 75 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Detail studies: staircases, windows, etc.
Flat file folder 6

Maison de la Dique á Vilvoorde, 1932

Physical Description: 8 drawings, color & pencil, approx. 52 x 75 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Plans, details.
Flat file folder 7

Maison de la Dique à Vilvoorde, 1932

Physical Description: 4 drawings, color, approx. 52 x 75 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Plan, details, interior elevations.
Flat file folder 8

L'Eglise de la Cambre, 1933

Physical Description: 7 drawings, color, approx. 52 x 75 cm.
Flat file folder 9

Ameublement, 1936

Physical Description: 2 drawings, color, approx. 52x 75 cm.
Flat file folder 9

Projet d'un pavillion de tennis et de hockey, 1937

Physical Description: 7 drawings, color, 52 x 75 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Exteriors and interiors.
Flat file folder 10

Hoeve (farmhouse), 1937

Physical Description: 3 drawings, color, approx. 52 x 75 cm.
Flat file folder 10

Colonie Grand Air pour enfants, 1937

Physical Description: 3 drawings, color, approx. 52 x 75 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Facades and plans.
Flat file folder 11

Projet d'une colonie scolaire pour enfants débiles, & Groupe Scolaire, 1937

Physical Description: 4 brownprints, various formats 4 color drawings, 136 x 136 cm. 1 color drawing, 127 x 130 cm. 3 brownprints, various formats 1 ink drawing
Flat file folder 12

Projet d'ameublement, Salle de bar, undated

Physical Description: 3 drawings, various formats, white crayon on black paper

Scope and Content Note

Furniture, lounge bar.
Flat file folder 12

Projet d'une halte terminus d'autobus, undated

Physical Description: 1 drawing, 100 x 75 cm.
Roll 1

Sport midden (sports complex), undated

Physical Description: 1 drawing, color, 133 x 116 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Perspective.
Roll 1

Colonie Scolaire pour enfants débiles, 1937

Physical Description: 5 color drawings, 136 x 136 cm, unless otherwise noted Sections and details, 1 drawing Elevations, 1 drawing Perspective in color, 1 drawing, 127 x 130 cm. Sections, elevations, plans, 1 drawing Sections, elevations, 1 drawing
Roll 2

Le Chateau de Grant-Bigard, undated

Physical Description: 1 drawing, color, 132 x 110 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Elevation, plan and roof framing.
Roll 2

Projet d'une chambre à coucher, undated

Physical Description: 1 drawing, color, 80 x 80 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Plan, perspectives and interior elevations.
Roll 2

Beursgebouw (Bourse), n.d.

Physical Description: 3 drawings, approx. 130 x 110 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Perspective, elevations, sections, and plan.
Roll 2

Projet de locaux d'oeuvres (workmen's club), n.d.

Physical Description: 5 color drawings, 130 x 105 cm.

Scope and Content Note

Elevation and plan, interior elevations, sections and plan.
Roll 2

Une habitation urbaine, n.d.

Physical Description: 1 color drawing, 70 x 116 cm.

Scope and Content Note

1 sheet with 3 facade studies, plus 2 pasted on drawings of plans and sections.