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Georges Barbier
Nationality: 
french
Gender: 
Male
Birth Date: 
1882
Birth Place: 
Nantes
Death Date: 
1933
Barbier was primarily a fashion artist. His early work was produced "...under the dazzle of the Ballet Russes of Serge Diaghilev; this electrifying influence on taste and fashion just before World War One extended to all the decorative arts...." , The Illustrated Book The Western Tradition, John Harthan (NY: Thames and Hudson, 1981), page 267. Arrived in Paris in 1908 and studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts and in the atelier of Jean-Paul Laurens.