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Eileen Gray
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Eileen Gray
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Name Eileen Gray
Birth date 9 August 1878
Birth place Enniscorthy, County Wexford, Ireland
Date of death 31 October 1976 (aged 98)
Place of death Paris, France
Alma mater Slade School of Fine Art
Académie Julian
Académie Colarossi
Work
Buildings E-1027
Tempe à Pailla House
Design "Dragons" armchair
Bibendum Chair

E-1027 table

Eileen Gray (born Kathleen Eileen Moray Smith; 9 August 1878 – 31 October 1976) was an Anglo-Irish architect and furniture designer and a pioneer of the Modern Movement in architecture. Over her career, she was associated with many notable European artists of her era, including Kathleen Scott, Adrienne Gorska, Le Corbusier, and Jean Badovici, with whom she was romantically involved. Her most famous work is the house known as E-1027 in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France.

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