Théo Van Rysselberghe and the Architecture of Decoration
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Théo Van Rysselberghe and the Architecture of Decoration

(Jane Block) The Low Countries - 2010, № 18, pp. 254-264

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In the decades before and after 1900 Théophile Van Rysselberghe (1862-1926) was a major figure in the artistic capitals of Brussels and Paris. A prolific portrait painter, this versatile artist also excelled in the Decorative Arts, designing posters, book ornamentation, and furniture. This article investigates his relationship with some of the leading architects of his day, including his brother, Octave, Victor Horta and the French architects Louis Bonnier and Auguste Perret.

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