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Louis Majorelle
Birth: Sep. 9, 1859
Death: Jan. 15, 1926

Artist, Furniture Maker. Studied art at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris but had to return home after his father's untimely death to take over his father's business in Nancy, which specialized in period furniture. Like many Nancy artists of the time, his first designs had strong Rococo influences before he adopted the Art Nouveau style in 1897-98, under the influence of Emile Gallo. Though he made use of plant forms like Gallo in constructing and designing furniture, his designs were more plastic. He is known for his use of wrought bronze and brass as an ornamental feature in his furniture, though he also produced large-scale metal work as well. Until the 1920's he worked in collaboration with the Daum Brothers designing vase stands and lamp bases. He was a board member of the Ecole de Nancy, and in 1905 carried out the refurbishing of Siegfried Bing's Maison de l'Art Nouveau in Paris. He is considered the leading furniture designer of the Nancy school but after Gallo's death in 1904 he returned to classicism. 
Cimetière de Préville
Departement de Meurthe-et-Moselle
Lorraine, France
Plot: Central Area
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Record added: Jul 31, 2000
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- Jackie Howard
 Added: Sep. 9, 2013
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- Mary
 Added: Jul. 19, 2013
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