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French, 20th century, male.

Born 7 March 1912, in St-Étienne; died 5 December 1995, in Paris.

Painter, watercolourist, engraver, lithographer, illustrator, medallist. Wall decorations, designs for tapestries, designs for mosaics, designs for stained glass, frescoes, ceramics.

Jacques Despierre entered the studio of Lucien Simon at the École Nationale Superieur des Beaux-Arts in Paris in ...

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 29 September 1935, in Philippeville, Algeria.

Painter, draughtsman, watercolourist, engraver, medallist, illustrator. Figures, landscapes. Wall decorations, designs for stained glass, postage stamps.

Irolla's figurative painting is traditional, depicting the skies of Champagne, its valleys, vineyards, village churches and streets. He executed stained glass windows (Châlons-sur-Marne), mural decorations (Vitry-le-François, St-Memmie, Châlons-sur-Marne) and numerous postage stamps. He also illustrated several books, notably ...

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Belgian, 20th century, male.

Born 1906, in Brussels; died 1987.

Painter, watercolourist, draughtsman, engraver, medallist, illustrator, designer. Designs for stained glass.

Mark Severin studied in Great Britain before going to teach in Antwerp, notably at the Hoger Instituut voor Schone Kunsten. He was a member of Belgium's royal academy. He worked principally as a woodcut and soft-point engraver and etcher, but also produced paintings and watercolours and a number of stained glass compositions....