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20th Century Decorative Arts

Pierre le Faguays

Pierre le Faguyas (1892-1962) was a french sculptor from the Art Deco-period.

In WW 1 he met, as a prisoner of war, Marcel Bouraine and Max le Verrier, with whom he had a life lasting friendship and visited with them as an apprentice of the sculptor James Vibert the High School of Arts in Geneve.
Also worked under the name of Fayral, Laurel and Pierre Laurel and obtains several prices and medals.
His figures and objects were executed in Paris by the foundries of Le Verrier, Susse Frères, Etling and the austrian foundry of Goldscheider.
Mainly sculptures, lamps and other decorative objects in terra cotte, pâte de verre, spelter, wood, alabaster wrought iron, bronze and ivory.
His style is comparable with that of Demètre Chiparus.
Expositions at the Exposition Internationale Des Arts Décoratifs Et Industriels Modernes in 1925.
After WW2 he became a painter at the Place du Tertre in Parijs.

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