Absorbing, exceptionally detailed study by noted authority examines early trends (including the influence of Blake and the Pre-Raphaelites), posters and book illustrations, stylistic influences in architecture; furniture, jewelry, and other applied arts; painting and sculpture; and the eclipse of the... read more
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Absorbing, exceptionally detailed study by noted authority examines early trends (including the influence of Blake and the Pre-Raphaelites), posters and book illustrations, stylistic influences in architecture; furniture, jewelry, and other applied arts; painting and sculpture; and the eclipse of the style. Perceptive discussions of many artists associated with the movement, among them Alphonse Mucha, Aubrey Beardsley, and William Morris.
Reprint of Sources of Art Nouveau, H. Aschehoug, Oslo, Norway, 1956.
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