Edouard Benedictus

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Edouard Benedictus was a painter, composer, writer, and chemist. He began in 1897 as a binder, and then worked on the design of furnishing materials. He wrote an influential article in L'Art décoratif in 1912. He knew Ravel as a member of the Apaches. Maurice Delage described him as "le Mage au savoir sans limites". (in Colette [1939], p.99].

Ravel's song Noël des jouets received its first performance at one of the Benedictus musical evenings.

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Edouard Benedictus Art Deco Rug ( 373 )
Cream ground, stylised floral decoration in shades of celadon; rose; mauve and black. Plain red border Hand knotted, excellent condition
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