(1892 - 1966)
Jean Lurcat was active/lived in New York / France. Jean Lurcat is known for tapestry design, abstract figure, landscape and marine painting.
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Jean Lurcat was a French artist noted as a renovator of contemporary tapestry. He was born in Bruyeres, Vosges, the son of Lucien Jean Baptiste Lurcat and Marie Emilie Marguerite L'Hote. He was the brother of Andre Lurçat, who became an architect. After his secondary education at Epinal, he enrolled at La Faculte des Sciences de Nancy and studied medicine. He went to Switzerland and Germany (Munich) and in leaving his educational path, he went to the workshop of Victor Prouve, the head of the Ecole de Nancy.
In 1912, Jean Lurcat took residence in Paris with his brother, Andre. He enrolled at the Academie Colarossi*, then at the workshop of the engraver, Bernard Naudin. He met painters such as Matis
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