MANUEL ORAZI – LA MAISON MODERNE – RARE LITHOGRAPH “FEMME AUX ORCHIDEES”, CIRCA 1902-1904
RARE LITHOGRAPH “FEMME AUX ORCHIDEES”, CIRCA 1902-1904
Signed, with the artist’s circular seal adapted from a Japanese motif
46 x 61.5 cm.
Victor Arwas, Art Nouveau: The French Aesthetic, Andreas Papadakis Publisher, London, 2002, ill. p. 197-198
Manuel Orazi designed important Art Nouveau posters for La Maison Moderne, as well as for Sarah Bernhardt, the 1900 Exposition Universelle, Loïe Fuller, and the Palais de la Danse. His works in oils, gouache and watercolours were exhibited
at the Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts from 1897. He also supplied illustrations for periodicals and for books. As the principal artist working for La Maison Moderne, besides a poster, he created objets d’art and jewellery