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American potter and ceramic manufacturer. He was apprenticed in 1882 to the J. and J. G. Low Art Tile Works, Chelsea, MA, where he remained for ten years. At the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago in 1893, he was very impressed with the high-temperature flambé glazes of the French art pottery created by Auguste Delaherche and Ernest Chaplet, which encouraged Grueby’s own experiments with matt, monochromatic glazes. In ...

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American, 20th century, male.

Born 24 October 1883, in New York; died 18 November 1945, in Brandenburg.

Painter, engraver, draughtsman, decorative designer. Figures. Designs for ceramics, stage sets.

Jugendstil, Art Deco.

Paul Scheurich studied at the arts academy in Berlin from 1902 to 1904. In ...

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American, 19th–20th century, male.

Born 18 February 1848, in New York; died 17 January 1933, in New York.

Painter (gouache), watercolourist, mosaicist, ceramicist, glassmaker. Genre scenes, local scenes, landscapes. Designs for stained glass.

Orientalism, Art Nouveau.

Louis Comfort Tiffany studied under George Inness and Samuel Colman in New York, and under Léon Bailly in Paris during a journey in Europe. He was made an associate of the National Academy of Design in 1871 and an academician in 1880....