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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 27 March 1862, in Saverne (Bas-Rhin); died 1932, in Strasbourg.

Sculptor, goldsmith, decorative artist. Animals. Statuettes.

Symbolism.

Carabin was a pupil of Jacques Perrin and a founder member of the Société des Artistes Indépendants in 1884. His main preoccupation was to revitalise the art of industrial sculpture and he is noted for a number of compositions, particularly those which now feature in the Musée Galliera collection. He also produced numerous statuettes of animals, portraits, groups and genre compositions....

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Polish, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1866, in Lubaczów; died 1924, in Cracow.

Painter, draughtsman, illustrator, decorative artist, ceramicist, sculptor, designer. Portraits, genre scenes, landscapes. Furniture.

Symbolism, Art Nouveau.

Debicki studied at the Akademie der bildenden Künste in Vienna from 1881 to 1884, then in Munich, Paris, Lemberg (now Lviv, Ukraine) and Cracow. He first settled in Lemberg and began teaching in ...

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Russian, 19th century, male.

Born 1862, in Krepost Zamostie (Poland); died 1920, in Moscow.

Painter, decorative designer, musician. Theatre decoration.

Symbolism.

Wassilij Iwanowitch Denissoff trained in Warsaw, and moved to Moscow. After beginning a career as a musician, he devoted his life to decorative and landscape painting. He designed some acclaimed stage sets for the Vera Komissarjevskaya Theatre and the Musical Theatre between ...

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Dutch, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 20 December 1859, in 's Hertogenbosch; died 1935, in Amsterdam.

Painter, illustrator. Figure compositions. Wall decorations.

Symbolism.

Derkinderen was a pupil of Johannes Stracke at the art school in 's Hertogenbosch and at the fine arts academies in The Hague and Brussels. In ...

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French, 19th century, male.

Born 5 April 1830, in Paris.

Painter, enameller, watercolourist. Allegorical subjects, portraits, genre scenes.

Symbolism.

Charles Lepec was the pupil of Hippolyte Flandrin. He took part in the Salon de Paris from 1857 to 1880 and was awarded a medal in ...

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German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 27 September 1861, in Stargart; died 3 March 1918, in Berlin.

Painter, engraver, interior designer. Portraits, landscapes. Designs (jewels/glassware).

Symbolism, Jugendstil.

Wilhelm Lucas von Cranach was descended from the famous painter Lucas Cranach. He studied in Weimar under Leo Graf, Leopold von Kalckreuth and Ludwig von Gleichen-Russwurm, before completing his training in Paris. He opened a studio at the Weimar school of art, lived in Berlin from ...

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 5 August 1860, in Toulouse; died 12 November 1943, in La Bastide-du-Vert (Lot).

Painter. Figure compositions, landscapes with figures. Wall decorations.

Symbolism.

Henri Jean Martin moved to Paris at a very early age and, thanks to a scholarship from his home town, entered the studio of Jean Paul Laurens in 1879. He achieved his first success at the age of 23 with his painting ...