Item #22495 Dessins d'Ornementation Plane Art Nouveau [Art Nouveau Plane Ornamentation Designs]. Decorative Arts, Rene Beauclair.

Dessins d'Ornementation Plane Art Nouveau [Art Nouveau Plane Ornamentation Designs].

Paris: Armand Guerinet, 1900. First edition. Decorated Boards; portfolio with loose plates and two cloth ties, as issued. Folio (14" x 20"), 32 color plates. Ex-library markings. Text in French. Good; professionally repaired backstrip, library stamps in the margin of every plate, some light foxing. Item #22495

Rene Beauclair, a French painter and designer, was a strong proponent of the Art Nouveau style. This portfolio featured his designs, which were available by subscription. These patterns were intended for use in the production of textiles, wallpaper, ceramics, jewelry and glass. Very scarce; currently no other copies are available anywhere.

Price: $450.00

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