(1865 - 1953)
Lucien Levy-Dhurmer was active/lived in France. Lucien Levy Dhurmer is known for symbolist, art nouveau figure and portrait painting, sculpture, ceramics.
Biography Lucien Levy-Dhurmer
Lucien Lévy-Dhurmer (September 30, 1865 – September 24, 1953) was a French Symbolist/Art Nouveau artist whose works include paintings, drawings, ceramics, furniture and interior design.
He was born Lucien Lévy to a Jewish family in Algiers, French Algeria. In 1879 he began studying drawing and sculpture in Paris. He first exhibited at the Paris Salon of 1882 where he showed a small ceramic plaque. In 1887 Lévy began making his living near Cannes in southern France, overseeing the decoration of ceramics. From 1886 to 1895 he worked as a ceramic decorator and then as artistic director of the studio of Clément Massier. Around 1892 he signed his first pieces of ceramics, which were influenced by Islamic Art. In 1895 he left for Paris to
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