Return
Petit Palais Pencil Pouch
Best seller

Petit Palais Pencil Pouch

Pencil pouch inspired by the banisters of one of the Petit Palais rotundas.

Wrought iron work
The main entrance gate, designed by Girault himself, was immediately praised for its elegance and the virtuosity of its craftsmanship. He also created the banisters for the staircases in rotundas and the garlands and swags of wrought iron decorating the peristyle and balconies.*

€12

Characteristics

Dimensions :
20 x 10 cm
Artiste :
Charles Girault (1851-1932)
Material :
Cotton
Museum :
Petit Palais Musée des Beaux-Arts de la Ville de Paris
Thème :
Architecture
Art movements :
20th century, 19th century
EAN :
3336728641117
Reference :
CH900740

Our selection

The artist

Charles Girault (1851-1932)

Charles Girault came from a modest background and started its carrer as locksmith before entering the Academy of Fine Arts in Paris. Talented, he won the prestigious Prix de Rome in 1880 and went to Italy to continue his training. He was a renowned architect and was commissioned with the construction of the Petit Palais for the Universal Exhibition of 1900. Charles Girault honored the commission with brio, the Petit Palais is thought as a "model museum" elegantly combining classical references, Art Nouveau style and technical innovations such as reinforced concrete.