Nancy – a town and commune in France, the administrative center (prefecture) Department Meurthe et Moselle region Lotaringiya.Raspolozhen on the Moselle River, near its intersection Marne-Rhine canal. Node rail lines to Paris, Strasbourg, Liege. Nancy is divided into an old town with narrow winding streets and historic buildings, and a new city, which was built on a regular plan in a southerly direction to the XVI-XVII centuries. The central ensemble, consisting of interconnected areas of Stanislaus, La Quarry and the Government (with arcades, lattices, fountains and so on. D.).
The French city of Nancy – a traditionally artisanal locality, famous for metallurgy and production of art glass and pottery, at the beginning of the XX century became the center of a new direction in art – Art Nouveau. Creativity and the desire to combine the oriental style, and the Baroque to modern industrial trends have contributed to the formation of so-called “School of Arts of Nancy.”