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date: 09 May 2021

Appia, Adolphelocked

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Swiss, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1 September 1862, in Geneva; died 29 February 1928, in Nyon.

Painter, scenographer. Stage sets.

Appia was a man of the theatre: a musician, stage designer and director. He created stage decors where space is punctuated by simple vertical, horizontal and slanting lines, playing on the contrasts between black, grey and white....

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