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Maison Egyptienne (Strasbourg)/en

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10 Rue du Général Rapp

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Date de construction 1905 à 1906
Architecte François Scheyder
Peintre Adolphe Zilly
Structure Immeuble
Courant architectural Art nouveau

Date de ravalement 1995
Peintre Claude Bernhart

Date de ravalement 12/2010
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Egyptian House

This building dating from 1905 epitomises the trend for eclectic architecture at the time, marked by the development of Art Nouveau as much as the interest in forms and colours from the Orient. The “Egyptian house”, named for the decorative features on its façade, was the work of Franz Scheyder (1876-1949), a self-taught Alsatian architect and appreciator of the unusual. The painted decoration by Adolf Zilly represents two Egyptian figures, lotus flowers, papyrus and birds as well as geometric motifs. Figures of bats adorn the balcony railings1.  


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  1. Totem patrimoniaux (Strasbourg), 2020, traduction fournie par la Ville de Strasbourg