Fine Arts

Also known as the “High Arts” or “Major Arts” traditionally painting, sculpture, drawing, and engraving are classified as Fine Arts. The term usually denotes a piece made expressly for its beauty and lacking any functional purpose aside from being admired. The Paris Salons and traditional schools of art distinguished Fine Arts from Decorative Arts, a distinction that Art Nouveau resisted.


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French Art Nouveau Lithograph "The Four Seasons" by Alphonse Mucha
Mucha — ML-12069
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Mucha — ML-18253
French Art Nouveau Lithograph "Salons des Cent XXeme Exposition" by Mucha
Mucha — ML-16859
French Art Nouveau LIthograph, "La Trappistine," by Alphonse Mucha
Mucha — ML-17423

 

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1/26/2018
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