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MAJORELLE, Jacques (1886 - 1962), Painter (including gouache/mixed media)

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MAJORELLE, Jacques (1886 - 1962), Painter (including gouache/mixed media)

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1886, in Nancy; died 1962.

Painter (including gouache/mixed media). Scenes with figures.


[not available online]A relation of the cabinet maker Louis Majorelle, Jacques Majorelle was a designer who used an openly decorative style with gold highlights. In 1999, the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Nancy paid homage to him with Majorelle and Morocco, an exhibition also shown at

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