Articles tagged “Fortuny”

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Fortuny, A Name Synonymous With Venice

Born in Spain, raised in Paris, Mariano Fortuny moved to Venice in 1889, a young man of eighteen. There, he elevated the minor arti decorative to the status of fine art. A “furious Wagnerian,” Fortuny was mesmerized by the emergent technology of the late 19th …