Eugène Grasset

1845-1917 Switzerland-Art Nouveau

 

Brief Biography-Eugene Grasset was born in Lausanne, Switzerland in 1845. His master was the Swiss artist Fran├žois-Louis David Bocion, and he also studied architecture in Zurich. Japanese and Egyptian art influenced his style, and he moved on to designing Art Nouveau tapestries, ceramics and jewellery in Paris in 1871. His posters became hugely popular in America, and he accepted numerous commissions for magazines. Grasset taught design in various academies and left a strong impression on many of his noted students. He died in Paris in 1917.

 

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The Earth
is Blue

The Earth is Blue

L-Ink
Marquet

L-Ink Marquet


Poster

Poster


Salon -

Salon des Cent

Sarah-
Bernhardt

Sarah-Bernhardt

Poster-
Innovation

Poster-Innovation

Mark Twain's
Joan of Arc

Mark Twain's Joan of Arc

-The
Odeon

National Theatre-The Odeon

The Acid
Thrower

The Acid Thrower

Three Women-
Three Wolves

Three Women and Three Wolves

La
-Nina

La-Nina


Enchantement

Enchantement