Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Rene Jules Lalique

 (1860 - 1945)
Rene Jules Lalique was active/lived in France.  Rene Lalique is known for art deco glass design, abstraction.

Rene Jules Lalique

A brief history of Rene Lalique (1860 - 1945)

Rene Lalique's life and artistic career bestrode arguably the three most important movements in the field of the Decorative Arts - Belle Epoque, Art Nouveau and Art Deco. His contemporaries, Emile Galle and the American, Louis Comfort Tiffany, worked predominantly in Art Glass, distinctive for its rich interplay of color, botanic motifs and iridescence.  These facets, although of great beauty, tended somewhat to disguise the medium of glass itself.  Rene Lalique, however, stood out from his contemporaries by being the 'purist', who applied his talent to the inherent merits of glass, and thereby elevated it to new heights of technical and artistic interpretation.   ...  Displaying 750 of 2567 characters.

Subscriber Members, please Sign In for artist biographies and for all services.  Others, full text is available on Fridays.

If you are not currently a member, please See Details about membership, which includes biography access, auction records, and many other features available to our day, month, or yearly Subscriber Members!

  Full access to biographies is
  free each Friday

About  Rene Jules Lalique

Born:  1860 - AY, France
Died:   1945 - Paris, France
Known for:  art deco glass design, abstraction