Finding aid for the Jean Berckmans architectural drawings, 1930-1939

Finding aid prepared by J. Gibbs.


Descriptive Summary

Title: Jean Berckmans architectural drawings
Date (inclusive): 1930-1939
Number: 940023
Creator/Collector: Berckmans, Jean
Physical Description: 114.0 drawing(s)
Repository:
The Getty Research Institute
Special Collections
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, California, 90049-1688
(310) 440-7390
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.

Biographical/Historical Note

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

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.
http://hdl.handle.net/10020/cifa940023

Acquisition Information

Acquired in 1994.

Processing History

Processed by J. Gibbs.

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 note

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


Container List

Oversize 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.
Oversize 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.
Oversize 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.
Oversize 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.
Oversize 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.
Oversize 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.
Oversize 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.
Oversize 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.
Oversize 8

L'Eglise de la Cambre, 1933

Physical Description: 7 drawings, color, approx. 52 x 75 cm.
Oversize 9

Ameublement, 1936

Physical Description: 2 drawings, color, approx. 52x 75 cm.
Oversize 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.
Oversize 10

Hoeve (farmhouse), 1937

Physical Description: 3 drawings, color, approx. 52 x 75 cm.
Oversize 10

Colonie Grand Air pour enfants, 1937

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

Scope and Content Note

Facades and plans.
Oversize 11

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

Physical Description: 1.0 ink drawing 4 brownprints, various formats4 color drawings, 136 x 136 cm.1 color drawing, 127 x 130 cm.3 brownprints, various formats
Oversize 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.
Oversize 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 notedSections and details, 1 drawingElevations, 1 drawingPerspective in color, 1 drawing, 127 x 130 cm.Sections, elevations, plans, 1 drawingSections, 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.