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Mariano Fortuny and Gabriele D’Annunzio: a friendship in Venice

There are many people that Mariano Fortuny met in his life, that he influenced and [...]

Isadora Duncan: a forceful personality, on and off the stage

Isadora Duncan danse sur la plage © Arnold Genthe/Wikimedia Isadora Duncan (San Francisco, California 1878 [...]

Studio 1907: the making of an iconic lamp

The Fortuny Studio 1907 lamps are the direct result of Mariano Fortuny research into stage [...]

Peggy Guggenheim: L’ultima Dogaressa

Peggy’s Venetian neighbours referred to Peggy as “La principessa” or “L’ultima Dogaressa”.  She was chic, [...]

A living work of art: the Marchesa Luisa Casati

The Marchesa Luisa Casati (1881-1957) during the first half of the twentieth century was Europe's [...]

Henriette: the Muse

Adèle Henriette Elisabeth Nigrin was born on October 4th 1877 in Fontainebleau, where she lived [...]

The Fortuny Dome: a revolution in the theatre

For Mariano Fortuny light was an absolute vocation, the leitmotif of his artistic eclecticism, the [...]

Mariano Fortuny’s youth among art and inventions

Throughout the early 1890s Mariano Fortuny dedicated himself to a cycle of paintings and engravings [...]

From Granada to Venice: Mariano Fortuny’s early years

Mariano Buenaventura Isabel Federico Mamerto Cecilio de la Santísima Trinidad was born on 11 May [...]

The History of Fortuny’s Glass Lamps

Mariano Fortuny regularly found inspiration in such a diverse array of cultures. He was fascinated [...]

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