by [Art History] Fahr-Becker, Gabriele.
A Fine unread copy in a Fine dust jacket. A very large, comprehensive and definitive book on Art Nouveaué-" with almost 480 sumptuous illustrations, many full page and double page, and almost all in beautiful color, of the highest quality reproduction. Absolutely breathtaking example s of the great diversity of Art Nouveau as it is expressed in decorations, embellishments, objects of every description, jewelry, lighting and lamps, furniture, architecture and fine art. This overwhelming quest for the New (Nouveau) é-" a monumental art mo vement which swept across Europe and America around the turn of the centuryé-" awakened western culture from the limiting concepts of the 19th century into the global enlightenment of the 20th. Revolting against repressive 19th century mores, Art Nouveau explored and reveled in the vital life-force of nature and its untold processes and organic mysteries.
Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition
Book Id: 24527