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MAISON BERGERET - ART NOUVEAU

Historic site and monument at Nancy
  • Albert Bergeret, a printer known for the production of illustrated post cards, commissioned the architect Lucien Weissemburger to build his family home near his printing works, which no longer exist today.
    The greatest artists of the Nancy School collaborated on the project, thus producing a very accomplished example of Nancy School architecture. With ironwork by Louis Majorelle, cabinetry by Eugène Vallin, stained glass by Jacques Gruber and Joseph Janin, and an enormous ceiling painting...
    Albert Bergeret, a printer known for the production of illustrated post cards, commissioned the architect Lucien Weissemburger to build his family home near his printing works, which no longer exist today.
    The greatest artists of the Nancy School collaborated on the project, thus producing a very accomplished example of Nancy School architecture. With ironwork by Louis Majorelle, cabinetry by Eugène Vallin, stained glass by Jacques Gruber and Joseph Janin, and an enormous ceiling painting above the entrance hall by Victor Prouvé, it fulfils the concept of a Gesamtkunstwerk or ‘total work of art’.
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