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GEORGES DE FEURE 1868-1943

Art Nouveau Box

Origin French, c. 1900
Marks Signed: 'G. DE FEURE'
Diameter 4.40 cm (1.73 in)

Art Nouveau Box

Literature:
Birthname was Georges Joseph van Sluyters, son of a Dutch architect and a Belgian mother. Georges de Feure was born & died in Paris. He was multi talented: an Art Nouveau & Symbolist painter, poster artist, decorative arts designer, book illustrator & aeroplane deigner. He was a furniture & interior designer for Bing's L'Art Nouveau, presenting two rooms in Bing's pavillion in the Paris 1900 Exhibition Universelle. He also decorated the facade with stained glass panels & large canvases. He also composed ballets & musicals, & designed costumes & theatrical sets. He designed the complete pavillion at the 1925 Art Deco Exhibition & a boudoir for the 1937 International Exhibition. He was named Chevalier of the Legion d'Honneur in 1901 & Officier in 1923.

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Ref No   4580

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