fuck yeah, art nouveau

A celebration of art nouveau and its practitioners.
Station Porte Dauphine
Hector Guimard; 1899.

Station Porte Dauphine

Hector Guimard; 1899.

Artist’s Model
Julius Price; lithograph; 1895.

Artist’s Model

Julius Price; lithograph; 1895.

Fouquet’s
Alphonse Mucha; 1900.
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This was originally a jeweller’s shop; when architectural fashions changed, the shop altered their design and sold the original on to the Musée Carnavalet in Paris, where it can still be seen today.

Fouquet’s

Alphonse Mucha; 1900.

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This was originally a jeweller’s shop; when architectural fashions changed, the shop altered their design and sold the original on to the Musée Carnavalet in Paris, where it can still be seen today.

Harper’s Magazine
Edward Penfield; lithograph; 1897.

Harper’s Magazine

Edward Penfield; lithograph; 1897.

Les Maîtres de l’Affiche
Paul Berthon; lithograph; 1900.
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One of the most famous publications of art of the Art Nouveau period, Les Maîtres de l’Affiche (Masters of the Poster) was a magazine featuring 256 colour lithographs in sets of four from artists such as Alphonse Mucha, Jules Chéret, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and others. The series was enormously successful and today the collections are as rare  as the original large format images, and much in demand from collectors  from around the world.

Les Maîtres de l’Affiche

Paul Berthon; lithograph; 1900.

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One of the most famous publications of art of the Art Nouveau period, Les Maîtres de l’Affiche (Masters of the Poster) was a magazine featuring 256 colour lithographs in sets of four from artists such as Alphonse Mucha, Jules Chéret, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec and others. The series was enormously successful and today the collections are as rare as the original large format images, and much in demand from collectors from around the world.

The Alphabet of Old Friends
Walter Crane; watercolour; 1874.
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Walter Crane is considered to be the most prolific and influential children’s book creator of his generation and one of the strongest contributors to the child’s nursery motif and the child-in-the-garden motif that would characterize many nursery rhymes  and children’s stories for decades to come.

The Alphabet of Old Friends

Walter Crane; watercolour; 1874.

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Walter Crane is considered to be the most prolific and influential children’s book creator of his generation and one of the strongest contributors to the child’s nursery motif and the child-in-the-garden motif that would characterize many nursery rhymes and children’s stories for decades to come.

Balcony of a building on Elizabetes Street, Riga, Latvia.
Artist and date unknown.

Balcony of a building on Elizabetes Street, Riga, Latvia.

Artist and date unknown.

(Source: artnouveauanddeco)

Wild Pansy
Charles Rennie Mackintosh; watercolour; 1910.

Wild Pansy

Charles Rennie Mackintosh; watercolour; 1910.

Graineterie Génin-Louis
Henri Gutton and Henri Gutton; 1901

Graineterie Génin-Louis

Henri Gutton and Henri Gutton; 1901

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Suzy Deguez
Eugène Grasset; lithograph; 1905.

Suzy Deguez

Eugène Grasset; lithograph; 1905.