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MAJORELLE, Louis (1859 - 1926), Designer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MAJORELLE, Louis (1859 - 1926), Designer

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1859, in Toul; died 1926, in Nancy.


Art Nouveau.

School of Nancy.

The son of a cabinetmaker and ceramicist, Louis Majorelle became a student (of Millet, according to the Larousse of the 20th century) at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris in 1877.

From 1888 the decorative arts underwent a period of revitalisation in Lorraine under the

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