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Art Nouveau: The Essential Reference (Dover Pictorial Archive) (Paperback)

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"This is a gorgeous book, ideal for any lover of Art Nouveau." --bookaddiction
Dover's extensive library of Art Nouveau graphic art and typography serves as the source for this comprehensive volume, which features hundreds of magnificent full-color and black-and-white illustrations. Images by virtually every key artist of the Art Nouveau movement include the work of Alphonse Mucha, E. A. Seguy, Aubrey Beardsley, Koloman Moser, Max Benirschke, and M. P. Verneuil.
Selections from rare books and portfolios of the period include works never reprinted since their initial publication. This book also reprints material from the major Art Nouveau periodicals, including Jugend, The Studio, Dekorative Vorbilder, and The Keramic Studio. Detailed bibliographical information concerning every source ― including biographical details of each artist ― makes this collection a vital reference tool as well as a stunning compendium of significant and beautiful Art Nouveau graphics. Students of graphic art, typography, and illustration, as well as graphic designers and advertising professionals, will prize this remarkable resource.

About the Author

Graphic artist Carol Belanger Grafton has edited and designed over 250 books for Dover, including Art Nouveau and Art Deco graphics, vintage commercial and advertising art, historic engravings from the sixteenth through the twentieth centuries, old-time postcards and collections of historic paintings, historic fashion illustrations and designs, and many other subjects.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780486799834
ISBN-10: 0486799832
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication Date: October 21st, 2015
Pages: 144
Language: English
Series: Dover Pictorial Archive