Bellieni (binocular), poster. 1903
Victor Prouvé was a French painter and engraver, known for his Art Nouveau posters. Prouvé was part of the Ecole de Nancy, which is noted as the center of the Art Nouveau movement in France.
Expositions d’Art Lorrain, poster
Artists of this group often made designs based on plants such as ginkgo or lilies. In addition to metalworkers and architects, this school included many printmakers and typographers who designed countless posters and books.
Ecole de Nancy, poster. 1908
La Voix des Ruines, poster
Prouvé was born in Sétif, which is now a city in independent Algeria, a former French department. Prouvé also spent a good deal of time in Tunisia, which later became a mecca for writers, poets and musicians. Prouvé’s posters remain highly popular with Art Nouveau fans.
L’ideal moral et l’ecole. poster