Category Archives: Art Nouveau

Ali Baba and the forty thieves by Walter Crane.

Ali Baba, Walter Crane, Children's Books, Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Myths, illustrator, Art Nouveau, Arts and Crafts MovementAli Baba and the forty thieves by Walter Crane.

A Fairy tale. Published about 1898.

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Embroidered Table center by Ann Macbeth. The Glasgow Girls.

Ann Macbeth. The Glasgow Girls. Glasgow School of Art. modernist art. Needlework.

Embroidered Table center by Ann Macbeth.

Embroidered Table center by Ann Macbeth. Art nouveau c. 1901.

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Fantasy costume of Dione by Léon Bakst

Art deco costume design. Léon Bakst. Mother of Venus

Fantasy costume design of the mother of Venus, by Léon Bakst.

Fantasy costume of Dione, Mother of Venus by Léon Bakst

‘Fantaisie Sur Le Costume Moderne, Dioné’, By Léon Bakst 1914. 

Dione is in Greek mythology, the mother of Aphrodite. In Roman mythology, she is equated with Venus. Or Dione (Greek Διώνη) is in Greek mythology, the daughter of Atlas and the wife of Tantalus, thus the mother of Broteas, Pelops and Niobe.

Art deco, Art nouveau fashion era.

Costume designs for the Russian ballet by Léon Bakst.

Fakir costume. Russian ballet. Fantasie costume designs. Leon Bakst.

Costume designs for the Russian ballet “Le Dieu Bleu.” By Léon Bakst. 1914. Femme avec Offrande. Un Fakir.

Costume designs for the Russian ballet “Le Dieu Bleu.” by Léon Bakst.

Femme avec Offrande. Un Fakir.

Art deco, Art Nouveau era

Embroidered Fan. Designed by Lilian Archer 1914.

Art Deco design. Embroidered Fan. Lilian Archer

Embroidered Fan. Designed by Lilian Archer 1914.

Embroidered Fan. Designed by Lilian Archer 1914.

Executed by Alice Archer. Owned by Mrs. Drinkwater. Art deco, Art Nouveau era.

Belle Époque costumes. Society and Spring toilet in 1906.

Art nouveau fashion. Sans-Ventre-Corset. Belle Époque costumes.

Spring toilet of houndstooth Batiste voile.

Art nouveau fashion. Belle Époque fashion.

Spring toilet from pastel cloth.

Art nouveau fashion. Sans-Ventre-line costumes. Belle Époque society fashion.

Society toilet of fantasy taffeta.

Belle Époque costumes. Society and Spring toilet in 1906.

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American stage actress Maude Adams as Peter Pan 1905

American actress Maude Adams. Peter Pan costume. Broadway show.

Maude Adams as Peter Pan.

American stage actress Maude Adams as Peter Pan 1905.

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Panel in Gesso and Mother of Pearls by Frederick Marriot.

Fairy, fantasy, costume, Art nouveau, dress, Frederick Marriot

Panel by Frederick Marriot

Panel in Gesso and Mother of Pearls by Frederick Marriot.

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Design for an embroidered chair back by Robert Anning Bell.

Robert Anning Bell. Art Nouveau Embroidery Design. Furniture decoration.

Embroidered chair back by Robert Anning Bell, R.W.S.

Art nouveau design for an embroidered chair back by Robert Anning Bell.

Victorian painter Robert Anning Bell 1863–1933 was an English artist, figure painter, sculptor of reliefs, illustrator and designer of mosaics and stained glass most notably for Westminster Cathedral.

Free Ebook: The tempest; a comedy by William Shakespeare. Decorated by Robert Anning Bell (1901)

Dream Days by Kenneth Grahame 1898

Maxfield Parrish. Medieval fantasy costumes. Kenneth Grahame. Dies Irae. Dream Days. The Reluctant Dragon

” Dies Irae. ” An Illustration to Kenneth Grahame`s ” Dream Days.”

Dream Days by Kenneth Grahame 1898

Dies Irae.” An Illustration to Kenneth Grahame’s “Dream Days.” By Maxfield Parrish. (From the original in the possession of John Lane, Esq.)

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Art nouveau illustration by Hede von Trapp.

Fantasy oriental costume. Art nouveau illustration. Painter Hede von Trapp.

” The Broken String of Beats ” by Hede von Trapp.

” The Broken String of Beats “. Art nouveau illustration by Hede von Trapp 1910s.

Hede von Trapp 1877-1947 was an Austrian poet, painter and graphic artist of the Art Nouveau. The majority of the artistic work of Hede von Trapp consists of literary works. She initially worked exclusively as an author and poet. Her graphic oeuvre is mostly closely thematically related to its literature. Often to play female characters who fight against social conventions, a central role.