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This beautiful monochromatic wallpaper is an excellent example of mid-nineteenth century stylistic eclecticism. The window, surrounded by fan vaults and Gothic tracery, is a typical Gothic Revival image. However, the bunches of flowers and swirling acanthus leaves that frame the Gothic interior are Rococo Revival motifs, pointing to the enormous  influence of French culture on British wallpaper production at this time. No doubt the mixture of styles, as well as the complex trompe-l’oeil…

This beautiful monochromatic wallpaper is an excellent example of mid-nineteenth century stylistic eclecticism. The window, surrounded by fan vaults and Gothic

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La Maison Saint-Cyr, is an Art nouveau house designed by the architect Gustave Strauven and located in Brussels. The building was built between 1901 and 1903 as a private house, by the painter Georges de Saint-Cyr.