Az épület - Bedő ház - Portál
Az épület - Bedő ház - Portál


Bedő Ház portál 1997 "Vidor Emil, the designer of the house, created every one of his houses with different stylistical marks, and with every trend of style built a masterpiece, which is also an extravagant example of the trend "

"A particular value is the hand forged iron gate, of which only a fraction remained intact, since it was destroyed along with many other parts of very neglected building, which awaits full renewal. Most difficult will be to replace the two huge cobweb-like wooden entrances. (see the enlarged photo above)

Text: Gerle János - Lugosi Lugo László,
Art Nouveau in Budapest (A szecesszió Budapesten), Magyar Könyvklub, 1999



Bedő Ház portál 2007 The Hungarian Art Nouveau historian's, János Gerle’s concern was justified in 1999. Despite the financial and professional difficulties, the renovations were finally crowned with success, and János Gerle also participated in restoring the building to its former splendour.

works of art
Formai párhuzamok
1897
Paul Hankar - Bruxelles, Hotel Ciamberlani
1902
Alphonse Mucha - Documents Décoratifs
1904
M.O.Eisenstein - Riga, Alberta street, nr. 4
The designers of the first Art Nouveau buildings where Victor Horta (Hotel Tassel, 1882-83) and the lesser-known Paul Hankar (Hankar House, 1883). Hankar used for the first time the wood rib, large, circular forms, with radially branched lines in the upper part of windows and doors. This type of window and door configuration became fashionable throughout Belgium, and later in the rest of Europe.

Alfons Mucha published his collection of decorations with title "Documents décoratifs" in 1902. It was intended to be a manual for designers, graphic designers, and illustrators to satisfy the large crowd of advice seekers. The four-volume book became a huge success throughout Europe, and turned to be the bible for designers from art schools, to different craftsmen and artists.

M.O.Eisenstein was Chief Architect of Riga city... (To be continued)