Square Vintage Swedish Corneille Art Rug 45797


Size: 6 ft 7 in x 6 ft 10 in (2.01 m x 2.08 m)
Style: Corneille

Artistic vintage area rug from Sweden features the joyfully symbolic, beautifully colored, innocent and playful designs of Corneille Guillaume Beverloo – the renowned Dutch artist.

Artistically Beautiful Square Size Vintage Swedish Corneille Guillaume Beverloo Art Area Rug Corneille, Origin: Sweden, Circa: Early 20th Century – Created in Sweden, this exquisite art carpet depicts colorful designs created by the famed Dutch modern artist Corneille Guillaume Beverloo. This classical Swedish rug depicts stylized birds, fantastical flowers, voluptuous women and abstract figures paired with symbolic details that are synonymous with Corneille’s colorful and playful style. Canary-yellow birds, vibrant red flowers and fresh green details are set over an elegant cobalt blue background. Sharp outlines and boldly contrasting colors emphasize the high-impact details of this stylized vintage rug. Lovebirds, a stylized cat, roses and rainbows add symbolism to the delightful and definitively modern composition that epitomizes Corneille’s joyful and vivacious style.

Corneille was a graphic artist and an iconic painter who, during the 1950’s, truly shook up the far more conservative Dutch art scene. He was also the founder of the iconic avant-garde CoBrA art movement in 1949. The term / name “CoBrA” was coined by Belgian painter and poet Christian Dotremont. The name is derived from the initials of the capital cities of the founders home countries – the “Co” is for Copenhagen, the “Br” is for Brussels and the “A” is for Amsterdam. This European post-war Expressionist art movement, was created by some of the most influential artists of the time: Cornelius Guillaume Van Beverloo (Corneille), Karel Appel, Asger Jorn, Carl-Henning Pedersen, Christian Dotremont, Henry Heerup and Constant Anton Nieuwenhuys (Constant).

For those who love art and want that to be reflected in their interior design, this square size vintage Corneille art rug would make a phenomenal choice. While it was made to be used like any other of the beautiful floor covering area rugs, it could easily be converted and used as a artistic vintage wall hanging tapestry rug. But regardless on how it is used, this vintage Corneille art rug is the kind of piece that is sure to garner much love and appreciation from those who see it.

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