Eugene Printz  (French, 1889-1948) 

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Eugene Printz, Palmwood Double-sided Desk

 

Eugene Printz
Palmwood Double-sided Desk
circa 1935

Kelly Gallery
Eugene Printz, Palmwood Coffee Table

 

Eugene Printz
Palmwood Coffee Table
1935

Morateur Gallery, Docantic
Eugene Printz, Desk

 

Eugene Printz
Desk
circa 1932

Morateur Gallery, Docantic
Eugene Printz, A Palmwood and Oxidized Brass Desk

 

Eugene Printz
A Palmwood and Oxidized Brass Desk
circa 1935

Morateur Gallery, Docantic
  
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Eugene Printz, Étagère-bibliothèque

 

Eugene Printz
Étagère-bibliothèque, 1932
mahogany

 

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Eugene Printz, Bookcase

 

Eugene Printz
Bookcase, 1930-1939
stained, lacquered mahogany, brass

 

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Eugene Printz, Desk and stool

 

Eugene Printz
Desk and stool, 1925
palmwood, oxidized brass, leather upholstery

 

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1879   Eugène Michel Printz was born on June 2nd at No. 3 rue des Immeubles Industriels in Paris. Printz received no specific vocational training; he learned how to be a joiner in his father’s workshop which produces historic furniture.
1905   Marriage to Suzanne Reding.
Opens his own workshop L’Atelier 12 rue Saint Bernard, Paris.
1919   Beginning of collaboration with Pierre Chareau which benefited both artists. L’Atelier is responsible for the production of most of the Chareaus furniture up until 1925.
1926   Eugène Printz exhibits for the first time a bedroom suite in rosewood at the Salon des Artistes décorateurs in his own name.
1927   Printz exhibits a bedroom suite in rosewood at the Salon des Artistes Décorateurs.
1928   Opening of the Galerie Printz at 81 rue de Miromesnil, Paris.
1929   Printz designs a dining room suite in palm wood and decorated metal for Princess de Wagram, which he exhibits at the Salon des Artistes décorateurs.
1930   Eugène Printz designs a complete apartment for Princess de la Tour d’Auvergne in the Palace of Grosbois.
1931   Commission to furnish one of only two offices in the Museum of the Colonies at the Colonial Exhibition.
1932   Design and furnishing of a banquet hall in the Cuban House at the Cite Universitaire.
1934   Printz exhibits amongst other items a day bed at the Salon des Artistes Décorateurs.
1936   Eugène Printz presents a salon-dining room with a modernist extendable dining table in walnut at the Salon des Artistes Décorateurs.
1937   Awarded title of Knight of the Legion of Honour.
1940   Beginning of collaboration with Jean Serrière, an artist who works with enamel and draws his inspiration from classical motifs.
1946   Final participation at the Salon des Artistes Décorateurs, where Printz exhibits amongst other items four armchairs in black lacquer.
At the end of the year Eugène Printz retires and leaves his workshop in the hands of Jacques Saint-Georges, who manages the workshop until Printz' death.
1948   Eugène Printz dies of cancer on 26th March.
He leaves instructions that no more Printz furniture should be made after his death.