Grasset Ornaments

The following images were found in La plante et ses applications ornementales, by Eugène Grasset (Paris: E. Lévy, n.d. [ca. 1896]).

Grasset (1845–1917) was a Swiss artist whose early work as a painter and sculptor for the theatre, and then as textile designer, evolved into a remarkably successful career in graphic design. His posters, illustrations, logos and other commercial designs garnered him a reputation a pioneer of the Art Nouveau style.

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Water Lily

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The Devil’s Artisan would like to acknowledge the generous financial support of the Canada Council for the Arts and the Ontario Arts Council.