Art Nouveau furniture designed by by Van de Velde, Biegas, and Eckmann. Musée d'Orsay. Paris, France.

Individual objects

Furniture in padouk (a tropical wood) for a Living Room ("Salon") designed by Henry Van de Velde (1865-1957). Commissioned by the banker Louis Bauer (1854-1936) for his house at 65, rue de l'Association à Brussells. Acquired in 1986 and 1988. [OAO 1979-81]

Tapestry designed by Boleslas Biegas (1877-1954). c. 1905-09. Embroidery on linen. Gift of Lilette and Sam Szafran via the Friends of the museum, 1994. [OAO 1276]

Porcelain vase with bronze patina ("&décor flambé grand feu") designed by Otto Beckmann (1865-1902) and executed by Otto Schultz (1848-1911). Acquired in 1981. [OAO 538]

Photograph by George P. Landow; text based upon the museum's chat labels. [You may use this image without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the museum and photographer and (2) link your document to this URL.]


Greenhalgh, Paul, ed. Art Nouveau, 1890-1914. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2000.

Last modified 19 September 2008