Exploring Serrurier-Bovy

Little known is Belgian designer Gustave Serrurier-Bovy (1858-1910). He was a close contemporary of and collected by Victor Horta (1861-1947). He set up concept stores in his town of residence (Li├Ęge), Brussels, France and the Netherlands. In 1907 he was invited by a young and wealthy Argentinian, Luis Ortiz Bsualdo to furnish his villa recently built at the seaside resort of Mar del Plata.