A Portrait of Brussels, Belle Epoque

A Portrait of Brussels, Belle Epoque

Around 1900 Brussels underwent exceptional developement due to its great prosperity. Art Nouveau was one of the most remarkable aspects of this period uniting economic strength and Belgian cultural development and its international influence. This book, by means of the photographs of Vincent Merckx, traces the many facets of the renewal and the major steps in the transformation of Brussels from 1870 to 1914. The commentary by Pierre Loze helps the reader to experience the atmosphere and the emotions of these happy years that left memories of the Belle Époque. Instead of an academic approach, this book recreates this explosion of creativity and light heartedness that preceded the First World War. Text in English, French, Dutch and German.

  • Ref. 780
  • Size 25x34 cm
  • 260 images
  • Weight 2,36 kg
  • 780245 pages
  • ISBN 9789074847780