jeudi, mars 01, 2007

Henry van de Velde, Candlestick, 1898-99

Wrought silver. 59 cm in hight. Brohan Museum, Berlin.

"The final conquest of the third dimension by the line was achieved by Velde in an exemplary fashion in this silver candlestick, made in 1898."

Scanned and quoted from the book "Art Nouveau" by Gabriele Fahr-Becker.

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