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Introduction to Art Nouveau by Earl A. Powell III, Director, National Gallery of Art
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René Lalique
Dragonfly woman
corsage ornament

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Vilmos Zsolnay
Vase
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Antoní Gaudí
Wall clock
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Paul Signac
Portrait of Félix Fénéon
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Louis Majorelle
and Daum Frères
Orchid Desk
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Émile Gallé
Dragonfly coupe
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Hector Guimard
Entrance to the Métropolitain
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Jules Chéret
La Loïe Fuller
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Alphonse Marie Mucha
Nature
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Victor Horta
Tassel House, Brussels
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Charles Rennie Mackintosh
Ladies' Luncheon Room
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Otto Eckmann
Five Swans
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Carlo Bugatti
Cobra chair
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Agostino Lauro
Double parlor
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Tiffany Studios
Wisteria table lamp
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Tiffany Studios
Jack-in-the-pulpit vase
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William H. Bradley
Thanksgiving No. from The Chap-Book
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