Rene Lalique

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Birthday
6, 1860
Birthplace
France
Death Date
May 5, 1945 (85)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
6, 1860
Birthplace
France
Death Date
May 5, 1945 (85)

About

Glass artist and designer best known for his elegant figurines, perfume bottles, jewelry, and chandeliers.

Before Fame

He started out as an apprentice to a Paris goldsmith following his father's sudden death.

Trivia

His jewelry pieces were in high demand at the trendy Paris boutique Maison de l'Art Nouveau.

Family Life

He grew up in the suburbs of Paris after his family moved there when he was two. He spent his summers in Ay. His granddaughter Marie Claude-Lalique also became a glass maker.

Associated With

He and Louis Comfort Tiffany were both Art Nouveau glass artists.

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