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German, 16th – 17th century, male.

Active in Augsburg in 1570.

Born c. 1547, in Colmar; died 1617, in Augsburg.

Enameller, goldsmith.


Spanish, 14th century, male.

Goldsmith, enameller.

Ramon Andrea worked on the silver retable decorated with enamels in Gerona Cathedral.


German, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 14 April 1868, in Hamburg; died 27 February 1940, in Berlin.

Painter, draughtsman, engraver, architect, designer, decorative artist, graphic designer. Posters, furniture, wallpaper, carpets, glassware, ceramics, table services, jewellery, silverwork, objets d'art, typefaces.

Jugendstil, functional school.

Die Sieben (Group of Seven), Deutscher Werkbund...


Swiss, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in Germany.

Born 31 December 1849, in St Gall; died 1921, in Planegg.

Architect, painter, decorative designer, theorist. Designs (furniture/fabrics/metal objects/ceramics).


From 1868 to 1871 Hans Eduard von Berlepsch-Valendas was a student of architecture with Gottfried Sempers in Zurich. After graduating he abandoned architecture while he was living in Frankfurt, to go and train as a painter in Munich (...


French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 23 October 1875; died 13 September 1945, in Paris.

Decorative artist, goldsmith.

Bizouard's gold-plated models were exhibited at the Exposition des Arts Décoratifs in 1925 and were award-winners. They were also exhibited at the Exposition Nationale des Beaux-Arts, the Salon des Artistes Décorateurs and at the Salon d'Automne ...


French, 20th century, male.

Born 13 December 1875, in Dijon; died 30 November 1960, in Paris.

Sculptor, medallist, decorative artist. Mythological subjects, historical portraits, figures, animals. Monuments, low reliefs, groups, statues, medals.

Art Deco.

Henri Louis Bouchard was the son of a carpenter and a seamstress. He studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Dijon before entering the studio of Barrias at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris, where he was awarded the Grand Prix de Rome for sculpture in ...


Dutch, 19th century, male.

Born 1793, in Rotterdam; died 1854, in Rotterdam.

Painter, decorative artist, draughtsman. Landscapes with figures.

Bouwmeester began working under the auspices of his father, who was a goldsmith. He was subsequently a pupil of Zangendyck and was active at Utrecht. He was a decorative painter and a painter of landscapes with figures....


French, 20th century, male.

Born 24 December 1880, in Paris; died 1960.

Ironworker, decorative designer. Furniture.

Edgar William Brandt exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français where he was placed hors-concours. He became a jury member in 1908. He was also a member of the jury of the Salon d'Automne and the Salon des Artistes Décorateurs. He was awarded a medal of honour by the Société des Artistes Français in ...


British, 20th century, male.

Born 4 January 1887, in London; died 1941.

Painter, illustrator, metal worker, textile designer. Landscapes.

Gregory Brown designed posters for railway companies, the Empire Marketing Board and for the Underground Group from 1914 to 1940. He won a gold medal for textile design at the ...


Italian, 16th century, male.

Born in Vicenza; died 1570, in Rome.

Goldsmith, sculptor (wood), engineer.


French, 19th – 20th century, male.

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

Sculptor, goldsmith, decorative artist. Animals. Statuettes.


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....


French, 16th century, male.

Born in Limoges; died before 1583, at an advanced age.

Painter, enameller.

Jehan Court was the son of a goldsmith also named Jehan Court (called Vigier), who is mentioned in 1509. Siret says that he was a pupil of Léonard Limosin. Deeds in the archives of the Haute-Vienne refer to him as a master painter and there are critics who think that, given the rarity of his works, enamelling was not his main profession. He is referred to as making enamels in about ...


Italian, 20th century, male.

Active also active in France and in Egypt.

Born 1910, in Igalo; died 5 August 2000, in Milan.

Painter (including gouache), watercolourist, architect, sculptor, decorative designer. Landscapes with figures, landscapes, architectural views. Stage sets, monuments, medals.


Crali was born in what is now called Croatia. Several months later, his family settled in Zara (now Zadar), where he lived until ...


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 ...


German, 17th – 18th century, male.

Born 17 May 1666, in Biberach; died 24 December 1720, in Dresden.

Miniaturist, enameller, goldsmith. Portraits.

This artist worked at the court in Dresden.

Berlin: Portrait of a Woman (miniature)


French, 19th century, male.

Born 17 July 1831, in Paris; died 6 September 1905, in Clamart (Hauts-de-Seine).

Sculptor, medallist, decorative designer. Historical subjects, historical portraits.

Alphée Dubois was the son of Eugène Dubois and father of Henri Dubois. He was educated at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris under the tutelage of Jacques Jean Barre and Duret. He received the Grand Prix de Rome in ...


Swiss, 20th century, male.

Active in France.

Born 20 March 1877, in Lancy (Geneva); died 7 June 1942.

Painter (lacquer), decorative designer, coppersmith, sculptor.

Art Deco.

Jules John Dunand trained at the École des Arts Industriels in Geneva, along with the wood engraver François Louis Schmied, who would be his friend and collaborator for the rest of his life. Together, they went to work in Paris in 1897. Dunand was one of the artists employed to make groups of winged horses for the Pont Alexandre III, in readiness for the opening of the Exposition Universelle of 1900. He also managed to find time for his own work, and began exhibiting some quite conventional sculptures at the Salon de la Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts....


Belgian, 20th century, male.

Born 1919, in Etterbeek (Brussels).

Painter, sculptor, medallist, ceramicist, draughtsman, decorative designer, illustrator. Designs for tapestries.

Roger Duterme studied at the Etterbeek school of industrial art and design, and the Academy of St Luke in Brussels, where he later taught drawing. He became director of the École des Arts in Ixelles. He made large decorative panels for the Pavillon du St-Siège at the ...


German, 19th century, male.

Born 19 November 1865, in Hamburg; died 11 June 1902, in Badenweiler.

Painter, decorative artist, illustrator, engraver, designer, ceramicist, textile designer. Portraits, landscapes, flowers. Designs for stained glass, designs for tapestries, ex-libris plates, advertising posters, fabrics, ceramics, metal objects, ironware, lamps, furniture, typefaces, jewellery, wallpaper...


Swiss, 20th century, male.

Born 2 March 1896, in Geneva.

Sculptor, goldsmith, enameller.

Feuillat was a student at the École des Arts Industriels in Geneva. He took part in the decoration of the Maurice Denis Chapel at St-Germain-en-Laye.