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Gustave Geffroy
Rare monograph of Art Nouveau exhibits from 1900 Paris Exposition. 100 plates
Libraire Centrale des Beaux-Arts. Published in Paris c.1900. A scarce catalogue of art and design-related exhibits shown at the 1900 Paris World Exposition. This event is noted as being the first to bring international attention to the Art Nouveau style. The volume commences with a descriptive text about the exhibition and the various disciplines of art and design shown there. The 100 finely-printed plates are bound after the text and illustrate examples of architecture, interior design, furniture, ironwork, bronze-work, wallpaper, tapestry, hanging fabrics, stained glass, architectural ceramics, porcelain, earthenware, glassware, tinware, goldsmithing, jewellery, embroidery and decorative bookbinding. Finely bound in contemporary half crushed Levant Morocco with marble paper sides and endpapers and a gilt-lettered spine. Rare monograph of Art Nouveau exhibits from 1900 Paris Exposition. 100 plates Rare monograph of Art Nouveau exhibits from 1900 Paris Exposition. 100 plates Click images to enlarge Description Les Industries Artistiques Francaises et Étrangères a L'Exposition Universelle de 1900. By Gustave Geffroy. Published in Paris by Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts. No date, but circa 1900. First edition. A scarce and lavishly produced catalogue of some of the art and design-related exhibits shown at the 1900 Paris World Exposition. This event is noted as being the first to bring international attention to the Art Nouveau style of design. The volume commences with a descriptive text about the exhibition and the various disciplines of art and design shown there. The fi … [Click Below for Full Description]
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