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René Jules Lalique (Lalique, Rene)

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Born: 1860 AD
Died: 1945 AD, at 85 years of age.

Nationality: French
Categories: Designers, Industrial Designer

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1860 - René Jules Lalique was born in Ay, Marne, France on the 6th of April. He was a glass designer, renowned for his stunning creations of perfume bottles, vases, jewellery, chandeliers, clocks, and, in the latter part of his life, automobile hood ornaments.1876 - At age 16, he apprenticed with the Parisian jeweller, Louis Aucoq. 1878 - 1880 - He attended Sydenham Art College in London, England.1882 - He became a freelance designer for several top jewellery houses in Paris and four years later established his own jewellery workshop. 1885 - He opened a business, and designed and made his own jewellery and other glass pieces for the rest of his life. 1890 - He was recognized as one of France's foremost Art Nouveau jewellery designers; creating innovative pieces for Samuel Bing's new Paris shop, La Maison de l'Art Nouveau. 1945 - Died on the 5th of May.  The most complete Rene Lalique Biography on the Web is the Rene Lalique Biography at RLalique.com. There you will find a wealth of information about the great Rene Lalique.


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