'Palau Güell: A Look at Furniture'. Permanent exhibition | Palau Güell

'Palau Güell: A Look at Furniture'. Permanent exhibition

'Palau Güell: A Look at Furniture' is a permanent exhibition situated on the bedroom floor, which is integrated into the visit of the Palace. When visiting the children's rooms, recently opened to the public, you get to see the original furniture that decorated the Palace when the Güell family lived there. The collection includes as well some 'Modernisme' furniture owned by Barcelona Provincial Council (Diputació de Barcelona)

  • Folding screen by Alexandre de Riquer
  • Settee by Joan Busquets
  • Detail of the settee by Joan Busquets
  • Settee. Design attributed to Antoni Gaudó or Francesc Berenguer
  • Modernisme decor room
  • Interior decor Palau Güell room
  • Modernisme decor room

The exhibition is divided in two areas: "The Güell family decor" and "The interior designers of Modernisme", both belonging to the main periods of the building. The first, when Eusebi Güell and his familiy were living here; the second, when it passed to the Barcelona Provincial Council in 1945 and became a center of vindication of Gaudí and Catalan Modernisme. During this period were compiled many pieces form the main cabinetmakers and furniture decorators of the time.

 

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