Edouard Colonna Art Nouveau Paris "Bibliotheque Victor Hugo" Cabinet For Sale
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Edouard Colonna Art Nouveau Paris "Bibliotheque Victor Hugo" Cabinet


French Art Nouveau cabinet by Edouard Colonna, 1900-1901, identified in numerous period sources as Bibliotheque Victor Hugo. It is 57" wide x 16" deep x 83" high. Colonna used it as the image in his own full-page advertisements in 1900-1901. Fabricated in Ceylonese lemonwood and leaded stained glass. The drawings for the cabinet are in the Decorative Arts collection of the Louvre, notated in Art Nouveau Bing by Gabriel Weisberg. This cabinet was exhibited at Philadelphia Museum of Art. Also exhibited at the Nassau County Museum of Art's Reflections of Opulence, Art Nouveau to Art Deco, in 2001. It is pictured in the catalog from the exhibition.  


  • Creator
    Edouard Colonna (Cabinetmaker)
  • Production Time
    Available Now
  • Of the Period
  • Place of Origin
  • Date of Manufacture
    circa 1900
  • Period
  • Condition
  • Dimensions
    H 83 in. x W 57 in. x D 16 in.H 210.82 cm x W 144.78 cm x D 40.64 cm
  • Seller Location
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Sold As
    Set of 2
  • Reference Number
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