Monday, 5 October 2009

The clouds are so low

Jean Dupas (1882-1964)
The History of Navigation Mural, 1934
Made for the SS Normandie
Verre eglomise panels manufactured by Charles Champigneulle

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Jean Dupas (1882-1964) and Jean Dunand (1877-1942)
Chariot of Aurora, 1935
Gold leaf and lacquer on plaster

Carnegie Museum

Jean Théodore Dupas (1882-1964)

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Diane Dorrans Saeks said...



Imagine sailing across the Atlantic--dressing to the Nines--and arriving in salons with these glorious walls.
The decor of that time has been so influential--on today's designers. Not the opulent walls, but rather the furniture and concepts. Love the romance of it all.

Easy and Elegant Life said...

Images like this make me want to book a crossing. The fact that they depict things in museums suggests that I will find little aboard today to equal them.