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ID: 500024018
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/ulan/500024018

 
Record Type: Person
Cheval, Ferdinand (French sculptor, 1836-1924)

Note: Cheval was a French postman who spent 33 years of his life building the "Palais idéal" or "Ideal Castle." The Castle is a pastiche of Hindu and Biblical imagery and is constructed out of native stones bound together with lime, wire, and cement.

Names:
Cheval, Ferdinand (preferred,V,index,LC)
Ferdinand Cheval (V,display)
Cheval, Joseph Ferdinand (V)
Cheval, Joseph-Ferdinand (V)
Le Facteur Cheval (V)
Facteur Cheval (V)
Cheval, Facteur (V)

Nationalities:
French (preferred)

Roles:
artist (preferred)
sculptor
naive artist
builder

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Charmes (Grand Est, France) (inhabited place)
Died:  Hauterives (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Cheval, Ferdinand (I)

Biographies:
(French sculptor, 1836-1924) ..... [VP Preferred]
(French postman who built surrealistic palace in his back yard in Hauternes, 1836-1924) ..... [AVERY]
(French artist, 1836-1924) ..... [BHA]
(French builder and naive artist, 1836-1924) ..... [VP]
(French builder, 1836-1924) ..... [AVERY]
(French builder(s)) ..... [AVERY]
(artist, 1836-1924) ..... [GRL]
(artist, active 20th century) ..... [GRISC]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Cheval, Facteur ........ [GRISC]
................................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
Cheval, Ferdinand ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA, GRISC Preferred, GRL Preferred, VP Preferred]
....................................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon. Internationale Künstlerdatenbank (1993-2006) accessed 13 March 2008
....................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
....................................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................................  Cardinal, Outsider Art (1972) 146
....................................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) 'art brut;' accessed 13 March 2008
....................................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 81127061
....................................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) 81127061; accessed 13 March 2008
....................................  Phillips and Kaiser, Harald Szeemann (2018)
Cheval, Joseph Ferdinand ........ [BHA Preferred, VP]
.................................................  Bénézit Dictionary of Artists: English Edition (2006) 3:905
.................................................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
Cheval, Joseph-Ferdinand ........ [AVERY, GRL]
...................................................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
...................................................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
...................................................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 81127061
Facteur Cheval ........ [BHA, GRISC, GRL]
..............................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
..............................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
..............................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 81127061
Ferdinand Cheval ........ [GRISC, VP]
..................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..................................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
Le Facteur Cheval ........ [VP]
...................................  Bénézit Dictionary of Artists: English Edition (2006) 3:905

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, Gallery Systems, GRISC, GRL, VP]
....................  Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon. Internationale Künstlerdatenbank (1993-2006) accessed 13 March 2008
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Bénézit Dictionary of Artists: English Edition (2006) 3:905
....................  Bénézit, Dictionnaire des Peintres (1976)
....................  BHA, Authority file (1973-)
....................  Cardinal, Outsider Art (1972) 146
....................  Fogg Museum Library Catalogue (1971)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n81127061
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) 'art brut;' accessed 13 March 2008
....................  Harald Szeemann papers, Finding Aid, GRI Special Collections (2011-)
....................  LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n81127061
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) NAFL7999084; 81127061; accessed 13 March 2008
....................  MoMA, Library Catalog (1976)
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... Bénézit Dictionary of Artists: English Edition (2006) 3:905
.......... Cardinal, Outsider Art (1972) 146
.......... LCNAF Library of Congress Name Authority File [n.d.]
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