Émile Gallé (1846 – 1904) | French artist who worked in glass, and is considered to be one of the major forces in the French Art Nouveau movement.
Émile Gallé (1846-1904) was a French artist who worked in glass in Nancy and is considered to be one of the major forces in the French Art Nouveau movement. He continued to incorporate experimental techniques into his work and revitalized the glass industry by establishing a workshop to mass-produce his and other artists, designs. The factory would employ 300 workers and artisans at its height and remained in operation until 1936.
Emile Gallé Apple Blossom Cameo Vase from 1900. He was known for his Cameo glass, this was the process where the glass is etched and craved through fused layers of colour glass. The colours in this particular glass vase were rare at the time.