architectural beauty: the staircase in musée gustave moreau {paris}

December 23, 2011


I recently discovered this beautiful staircase located in the Paris Museum “Musée Gustave Moreau”, dedicated to the famous painter Docteur Moreau. The extravagantly designed building is filled to the brim with hundreds upon hundreds of his paintings and even with those on display, there are still a couple thousand of them resting in storage . . . via

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5 Comments

  • Reply DJ December 26, 2011 at 1:48 am

    Breathtaking!

    Hope you are having the best Christmas time …
    xxx DJ

  • Reply Hilla Hryniszyn December 28, 2011 at 8:22 am

    when i see stairs like that, it makes me think about art nouveau and victor horta, ….amazing

  • Reply amanda January 2, 2012 at 8:07 pm

    wow! that staircase is unreal!!!
    xox

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  • Reply Ebeth @ House of Guise January 2, 2012 at 10:13 pm

    Woah… looks like it’s melting or the ceiling is shedding it… So gorgeous. Imagine having that in your home? How stunning. I love when the architecture of a museum is playful and a reflection upon the art within it (i.e. the Guggenheim!).

  • Reply kristina January 8, 2012 at 6:03 pm

    gorgeous staircase!!
    xx, k

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