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Author: MARX ROGER ( TEXT ) - JULES CHERET - FÉLIX BRACQUEMOND ( PAINTING AND DECORATION ) Title: Essais de Rénovation ornementale. Une Villa moderne. La Salle de Billiard.
Description: S.l. s.d. ( Paris, 1902) , published by the ''Gazette des Beaux-Arts'', large portfolio, in-f°, 47 x 34 cm, (iv)(blank) + (iv)pp + 32 pp + 23 photo-engravings (some folding) + (iv)(blank), loose as published in original portfolio with printed frontcover. Cover a bit dustsoiled, interior with some tiny marginal foxing spots at some pages, but on the whole a fine/good copy. Printed in 200 copies. Interesting illustrated document on the '' Art Nouveau '' billiard room at the Villa La Sapinière in Evian ( Lac Leman - France ) . The villa with the billiard room was commissioned by the baron Joseph Vitta, a life long friend of Jules Chéret who painted the wall decorations of the room ( all illustrated here). The ornamentation of the room was designed by Félix Braquemond and the furniture by Alexandre Charpentier. .
Price: EUR 525.00 = appr. US$ 570.59 Seller: Antiquariaat Wim de Goeij
- Book number: 41568