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Boutet de Monvel, Charles

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Charles Boutet de Monvel

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1874

  • Studied medal engraving at the Ecole des Beaux Artes & later medal engraving with Ponscarme.
  • He had a more English Arts & Crafts or Jugendstil aesthetic than other French designers.

1898

  • Began making jewelry with organic motifs, rendered with an “imaginative use of materials.”
    • Marine plants
    • Dragonflies
    • Pea Pods
    • Spiders & lizards
    • Shells & Seahorses.
  • Exhibited regularly at the Paris Salons.