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Paul Brandt

Paul Brandt

artiste joailler et décorateur moderne

By (author) Bleue-Marine Massard

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Publishing 12th Dec 2022
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    • This monograph displays the talent of Paul Brandt who left his mark both on jewellery and decorative arts in France and abroad in the 1920s
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    As one of the key players of modern jewellery in the ’20s, Paul Brandt worked with the most famous jewellers of his time, like Fouquet or Sandoz.

    He followed eclectic studies in Paris (jewellery, painting, sculpture, medals and stones engraving, chiselling, etc) and finally decided to specialise in jewellery design. With his first creations he joined the art nouveau movement before focusing on an art deco style. He took part in the International Exhibition of Decorative Art of 1925 both as an artist and a jury member. Paul Brandt considered his jewellery as works of art in their own right and displayed them during exhibitions where the scenography kept getting more innovative. From the ’30s, he extended his activity to interior design.

    This monograph displays the talent of this major artist who left his mark in France and abroad. Recounting his whole career, it highlights the extent of Paul Brandt’s skills, not only in jewellery but also in medal making, decoration and interior design.

    Text in French.

    About the Author

    Bleue-Marine Massard is an art historian and gemmologist. She graduated from the Ecole du Louvre and holds a master degree in history. Specialised in the history of jewellery and the promotion of architectural heritage, the author aims to bring back to the public some unknown topics. She wrote a master thesis on the Royal Manufacture of diamond carving during the reign of Louis 16 and is the author of the research paper Pierre-André Jacqmin, jeweller of king Louis 15, released in the periodical L’Estampille. Fascinated by the art deco movement, her monograph is the first one dedicated to the jeweller and artist Paul Brandt, one of the most animated actors of the revival of the art deco jewellery alongside Raymond Templier, Jean Fouquet, Gérard Sandoz, etc.

    Specifications
    Publisher
    Editions Norma
    ISBN
    9782376660699
    Publish date
    12th Dec 2022
    Binding
    Hardback
    Territory
    World excluding Southern, Central and Northern Europe
    Size
    305 mm x 230 mm
    Pages
    192 Pages
    Illustrations
    300 color
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