(1901 - 2000)
Rene Lacaze was active/lived in France. Rene Lacaze is known for painting.
Biography Rene Lacaze
René Lacaze was born in Paris on 27 July 1901 and was influenced by fashion ?and art from an early age. He was particularly drawn to jewellery design and studied for four years at Atelier Mentel in Paris, a studio which worked with the most famous jewellers of the time including Cartier, Boucheron, Ancoc and Janésich.
In 1923 Lamaze commenced work for Van Cleef & Arpels where it was not long before his exceptional talent for drawing was spotted. Together with Alfred van Cleef's daughter, Renée Rachel Puissant, he took over as head of artistic and creative design at Van Cleef & Arpels in 1926. This period saw the creation of famous pieces of jewellery such as the Minaudière (evening bag) and the introduction of the 'serti invisible' techn
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