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French, 20th century, female.

Born 30 September 1932, in Paris.

Painter, lithographer, illustrator, pastellist, watercolourist, potter. Figures, portraits, genre scenes, landscapes, urban landscapes, still-lifes. Murals, designs for tapestries, stained glass windows.

Nathalie Chabrier studied at the École des Arts Appliqués and the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. She married Roger Forissier. She has worked mostly in decorative arts, notably in stained glass windows, tapestry, ceramics and murals. She has received various prizes, including the state art prize in ...

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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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Czech, 20th century, male.

Born 1916, in Turnov.

Painter, engraver, illustrator, ceramicist. Designs for stained glass.

Group 42.

Jan Kotik was a pupil of the school of arts and crafts in Prague from 1935 to 1941. He took part in the activities of Group 42...

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1926, in Paris.

Painter, engraver, illustrator, sculptor, potter. Figures, landscapes, still-lifes. Murals, designs for tapestries, designs for stained glass, designs for mosaics.

Louttre B. was in the difficult position of being the son of the famous artist Bissière. In an effort to disguise his origins, he adopted the nickname Louttre, which had been given to him by his parents, for use in his work as an artist. He spent his youth in the company of his parents' friends, including Braque, Henri Laurens and Latapie, whose daughter Laure he later married, and the recently formed group at the Académie Ranson where Bissière taught. He learned to paint as a matter of course while he was growing up. He was active in Paris and Boissièrettes....

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 1882, in Lamballe; died 22 February 1958, in Paris.

Painter (including gouache/mixed media), watercolourist, potter, engraver, draughtsman, illustrator, designer. Genre scenes, animals, landscapes. Murals, designs for tapestries, designs for stained glass, designs for glazed earthenware.

Méheut studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Rennes from 1898 and subsequently enrolled at the École Nationale des Arts Décoratifs in Paris and followed the courses of Eugène Grasset at the École Normale d'Enseignement du Dessin. In 1914, he set off on a world trip which enabled him to paint in Hawaii and in Japan, but which he had to abandon following the call for general mobilisation for World War I. During the war, he fought on the front in Artois and in Argonne and drew the daily life of his comrades, published as ...

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Portuguese, 20th century, male.

Active in France from 1963.

Born 1926, in Lisbon.

Painter, engraver, sculptor, ceramicist, illustrator. Designs for stained glass, tapestries.

A graduate of the school of decorative arts in Lisbon, Julio Pomar worked in the art colleges of Lisbon and Paris. He was originally influenced by Socialist Realism, especially by Portinari. A virtuoso graphic artist, his realism excels in the curlicues of a decorative style exaggerated to the point of being non-representational. He has illustrated Cervantes's ...

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 8 July 1928, in Firminy; died 23 September 1959, in Paris.

Painter, engraver, illustrator, sculptor, ceramicist, designer. Murals, designs for tapestries, designs for stained glass, designs for mosaics.

Bernard Pomey came to painting by chance during an illness. He attended the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris after his recovery, then the Centre d'Art Sacré ...