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GALLÉ, Émile (1846 - 1904), Painter, ceramicist, decorative designer, glassmaker

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
GALLÉ, Émile (1846 - 1904), Painter, ceramicist, decorative designer, glassmaker

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 1846, in Nancy; died 1904, in Nancy.

Painter, ceramicist, decorative designer, glassmaker. Figures, still-lifes.

Art Nouveau.

Nancy School.

He studied art in Weimar. Émile Gallé was passionately interested in painting on glass and opened a glassware factory in Nancy in 1874. He was one of the founders of the celebrated Nancy School, a precursor of the

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