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ID: 500115727
 
Record Type: Person
Prouvé, Jean (French architect and designer, 1901-1984)

Note: Trained as a metalworker, and having no formal education in architecture, Prouvé designed furniture and buildings in a mostly industrial context. He is known for his innovations in designing lightweight prefabricated structures from modular metal parts, though few of his designs for these structures were realized.

Names:
Prouvé, Jean (preferred,V,index,LC,French,NA,U)
Jean Prouvé (V,display)
Prouve, Jean (V)
Jean Prouve (V)

Nationalities:
French (preferred)

Roles:
architect (preferred)
designer

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Paris (Ville de Paris department, Île-de-France, France) (inhabited place)
Died:  Nancy (Meurthe-et-Moselle, Lorraine, France) (inhabited place)

Related People or Corporate Bodies:
child of ....  Prouvé, Victor Emile  
..............  (French painter, designer, and ceramicist, 1858-1943) [500020440]
influenced ....  Fehn, Sverre  
....................  (Norwegian architect, 1924-2009) [500004237]
member of ....  Gravereau Lopez Prouvé  
................  (French architectural firm, contemporary) [500264196]
member of ....  Prouvé family  
................  (French artists and architects, active 19th-20th centuries) [500059717]
parent of ....  Prouvé, Claude  
................  (French architect, born 1929) [500259255]
sibling of ....  Prouvé, Henri  
..................  (French architect, born 1915) [500282357]
worked with ....  Andrault, Michel  ca. 1983
....................  (French architect, born 1926) [500070821]
worked with ....  Guvan, Aydin  ca. 1983
....................  (French architect, active late 20th century) [500058023]
worked with ....  Parat, Pierre  ca. 1983
....................  (French architect, born 1928) [500083850]

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Prouvé, Jean (I)

Biographies:
(French architect and designer, 1901-1984) ..... [VP Preferred]
( architect) ..... [CL-Courtauld]
(French architect) ..... [AVERY]
(French architect, designer, b.1901) ..... [BHA]
(French architect, 1901-1984) ..... [AVERY]
(artist) ..... [GRL]
(French architect, 1901-1984) ..... [AVERY]

Sources and Contributors:
Jean Prouvé ........ [GRL, VP]
........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Jean Prouve ........ [CL-Courtauld, VP]
........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Prouvé, Jean ........ [AVERY Preferred, BHA Preferred, GRL Preferred]
..........................  Avery Authority files (1963-)
..........................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
..........................  Huber and Steinegger, Jean Prouvé (1971)
..........................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) n 82052451
..........................  Sulzer, Jean Prouvé; Oeuvre complète (1999)
Prouve, Jean ........ [CL-Courtauld Preferred, VP]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
..........................  Witt Library, Authority files

Subject: ........ [AVERY, BHA, CL-Courtauld, GRL, VP]
....................  Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals (1963-)
....................  Contemporary Architects (1987)
....................  Contemporary Architects [n.d.]
....................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 29 October 2002
....................  Huber and Steinegger, Jean Prouvé (1971)
....................  Jean Prouvé: meubles (1989)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.)
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) NAFL7999084
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  Sulzer, Jean Prouvé; Oeuvre complète (1999)
....................  Witt Library, Authority files
 
Note:
English .......... [AVERY, VP]
.......... Contemporary Architects [n.d.]
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