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Art Nouveau

Beginning in Paris in 1890, the Art Nouveau style with it's delicately curving floral motifs, intwined with nymphs and forest spirits lasted only a few years before being replaced by Art Deco. Jugenstihl is the Art Nouveua movement in northern Europe.

   
 
Champs Elysee - Paris - France
   
Gallerie Lafayette - Paris - France
 
 
Art Deco, Amsterdam, brick, birds, flamingoes, cafe, blue and yello
   
Art Deco, Riga, Latvia, mask, mascaron, carved, ribbons, eagle, face, swag, ceramic, blue
 
 
Amsterdam - Netherlands
 
Horta - Paris - France
 
Riga - Latvia
 
   
Art Deco, Riga, Latvia, mask, mascaron, carved, ribbons, eagle, face, swag, ceramic, blue
   
 
Barcelona - Spain
 
Rome - Italy
 
Horta - Brussels - Belgium
 
   
Art Deco, Geneva, achromatic, slate, balcony, iron, window surround
 
Art Deco, Geneva, achromatic, slate, balcony, iron, window surround
 
 
Majolikahaus Elevator (1898)
 
Geneva - Switzerland
 
Geneva - Switzerland
 
 
This detail is from the carson Pirie Scott building in Chicago by Louis Sullivan.
 
This decorative cartouch is on the Bayard Building in New York City by Louis Sullivan.
   
 
Carson Pirie Scott - Chicago - USA
 
Bayard Building - New York - USA
 
Bayard Building - New York - USA
 
       
 
Horta - Brussels - Belgium
 
Majolikahaus Elevator (1898)
 
Altar by Zednicek - Vienna
 
       
 
Macintosh - Glasgow - Scotland
 
Macintosh - Glasgow - Scotland
 
Macintosh - Glasgow - Scotland
 
       
 
Geneva - Switzerland
 
Geneva - Switzerland
 
Altar by Zednicek - Vienna