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7 Greatest Art Nouveau Masterpieces

Art Nouveau depicted by Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I

This article contains 7 greatest Nouveau artworks. Nouveau was an art movement very popular during 1890 and 1910. Art Nouveau was a french name used by the western people which means New Art. The art includes architecture, painting, graphic art, interior design, jewelry, furniture, textiles, ceramics, glass art, and metalwork.

The Kiss by Gustav Klimt

Art Nouveau depicted by The Kiss

The Kiss by Gustav Klimt

The Kiss is a painting produced by Gustav Klimt between 1907 and 1908. This painting is from the “Golden Period” and the Australian painter painted many works in gilded style. In this painting, Gustav Klimt depicts a couple embracing, their bodies entwined in elaborate robes.

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The Peacock Skirt by Aubrey Beardsley

Art Nouveau depicted by The Peacock Skirt

The Peacock Skirt by Aubrey Beardsley

The Peacock is a painting produced by Aubrey Beardsley in 1893. In this painting, the English painter shows the protagonist wrapped in a long, flowing garment that is embroidered with designs similar to that of peacock feathers.

The Dancer’s Reward by Aubrey Beardsley

Art Nouveau depicted by The Dancer's Reward

The Dancer’s Reward by Aubrey Beardsley

The Dancer’s Reward is a painting produced by Aubrey Beardsley in 1894. This painting is finest example of black and white block print on Japanese vellum. In this painting, Salome is shown with a long black robe and on the table is the head of John the Baptist.

Beethoven Frieze by Gustav Klimt

Art Nouveau depicted by Beethoven Frieze

Beethoven Frieze by Gustav Klimt

The Beethoven Frieze is a painting produced by Gustav Klimt in 1901. This painting can be viewed at Secession Building, Vienna, Austria. The Australian painter depicted a human desire for happiness through this painting in a suffering and tempestuous world.

Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I by Gustav Klimt

Art Nouveau depicted by Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I

Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I by Gustav Klimt

Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I is a painting produced by Gustav Klimt in 1907. This painting is also widely known by the name The Lady in Gold or The Woman in Gold. This portrait can be viewed at Neue Galerie, New York.

The Slav Epic by Alfons Mucha

Art Nouveau depicted by The Slav Epic

The Slav Epic by Alfons Mucha

The Slav Epic is a painting produced by Alfons Mucha between 1910 and 1928. This painting is a series of 20 large canvases that the Czech artist painted. Throughout this painting, Alfons Mucha tried to show the mythology and history of Czechs and other Slavic peoples.

Moulin Rouge: La Goulue by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

Art Nouveau depicted by Moulin Rouge La Goulue

Moulin Rouge La Goulue by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec

Moulin Rouge: La Goulue is a painting produced by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec in 1891. In this painting, the French artist has depicted the famous cancan dancer La Goulue and her flexible partner Valentine le désossé.

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