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Victor Emile Prouvé

French painter, designer, and ceramicist

Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
He joined the Gallé workshop while still a boy, initially becoming a ceramics designer in the company of Emile Galli. He studied painting in Nancy and Paris. His work is in the Art Nouveau style. He is known as a painter and ceramicist; he also created designs for lace and embroidery, jewelry, glassware, bookbinding and graphics. He had an international reputation because his designs were published in the 'Journal d'art et industrie.'

Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500020440.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.

Objects related to Victor Emile Prouvé:

Victor Emile Prouvé The Kiss (Le Baiser), 1898 Collotype on wove paper
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