"Harmonies: Intérieurs de Ruhlmann" Portfolio

Designer: Émile-Jacques Ruhlmann (French, Paris 1879–1933 Paris)

Editor: Jean Badovici (Romanian, Bucharest 1893–1956 Monaco)

Publisher: Éditions Albert Morancé (French)

Date: 1924

Medium: Collotype prints, some hand colored; cardboard cover with cloth ties

Dimensions: Cover: 11 x 9 3/8 in. (27.9 x 23.8 cm)
Page: 10 5/8 x 8 7/8 in. (27 x 22.5 cm)

Classification: Books

Credit Line: Purchase, The Abby and Mitch Leigh Foundation Gift, 2003

Accession Number: 2003.608a–qq


While the majority of French Art Deco interiors are known today only through black-and-white photographs, these colored images reveal the vivid palette favored by designers and interior decorators at the time.