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

Posted on December 23rd, 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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  1. DJ / December 26, 2011:


    Hope you are having the best Christmas time …
    xxx DJ

  2. Hilla Hryniszyn / December 28, 2011:

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

  3. amanda / January 2, 2012:

    wow! that staircase is unreal!!!

  4. Ebeth @ House of Guise / January 2, 2012:

    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!).

  5. kristina / January 8, 2012:

    gorgeous staircase!!
    xx, k

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