French, 19th – 20th century, male.
Born c. 1870.
Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, illustrator, designer of ornamental architectural features.
Symbolism, Art Nouveau.
As a young man in around 1902-1903, Émile Raulin came into contact with the work of Aubrey Beardsley, but it was rather through the medium of Eugène Samuel Grasset and Georges de Feure that he became aware of the work of William Morris, whose conception of decorative art made a great contribution to the development of modern English style. The preface of the work dedicated to Émile Raulin seems to evoke a young departed artist....