Lot 531: Palais de la Danse. 1900
30 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: MANUEL ORAZI (1860-1934) Size: 23 x 62 7/8 in./58.4 x 159.6 cm Imp. Bougerie, Paris All of Orazi's designs are a kaleidoscope of Art Nouveau expression, featuring swirling lines and an ethereal color palette. Here, he advertises the Palais de la Danse, a dance hall popular in Paris during the 1900 World's Fair. Shown is Terpsichore, the Greek muse of dance, in an effortless arabesque as she pours a golden bubbly liquid into her chalice. (dance, world fair, great art nouveau)
Condition Report: B+/ Slight tears, primarily at folds & edges.
Dimensions: 23 x 62 7/8 in./58.4 x 159.6 cm
Artist or Maker: MANUEL ORAZI (1860-1934)