Jean-Michel Frank  (French, 1895-1941) 

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Jean-Michel Frank, Standard lamp

 

Jean-Michel Frank
Standard lamp
1935

Auction: Apr 29, 2014
Phillips London
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Jean-Michel Frank, Straw marquetry side chair

 

Jean-Michel Frank
Straw marquetry side chair
circa 1928

DeLorenzo Gallery
Jean-Michel Frank, Paire de fauteuils en chêne

 

Jean-Michel Frank
Paire de fauteuils en chêne
circa 1930

Galerie Vallois
Jean-Michel Frank, Pair of Wrought Iron and Parchment Consoles

 

Jean-Michel Frank
Pair of Wrought Iron and Parchment Consoles
circa 1939

Kelly Gallery
Jean-Michel Frank, Paire de larges bergères à oreilles en chêne.

 

Jean-Michel Frank
Paire de larges bergères à oreilles en chêne.
circa 1930

Galerie Vallois
Jean-Michel Frank, Lampe en mica

 

Jean-Michel Frank
Lampe en mica
circa 1930

Galerie Vallois
Jean-Michel Frank, Table basse à système en chêne reposant sur un piétement lyre, se dédoublant pour recevoir le plateau ouvert.

 

Jean-Michel Frank
Table basse à système en chêne reposant sur un piétement lyre, se dédoublant pour recevoir le plateau ouvert.
circa 1930

Galerie Vallois
Jean-Michel Frank, Lampe composée de deux lames de verre enchâssées dans une base hexagonale en bronze doré

 

Jean-Michel Frank
Lampe composée de deux lames de verre enchâssées dans une base hexagonale en bronze doré
circa 1927

Galerie Vallois
Jean-Michel Frank, Commode à deux portes entièrement recouverte de galuchat blanc ouvrant sur un intérieur en sycomore présentant trois tiroirs

 

Jean-Michel Frank
Commode à deux portes entièrement recouverte de galuchat blanc ouvrant sur un intérieur en sycomore présentant trois tiroirs
circa 1930

Galerie Vallois
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Jean-Michel Frank, Paire de fauteuils

 

Jean-Michel Frank
Paire de fauteuils, 1928
wood

 

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Jean-Michel Frank, Coiffeuse

 

Jean-Michel Frank
Coiffeuse, 1925
shagreen, oak, mirror

 

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Jean-Michel Frank, Armoire

 

Jean-Michel Frank
Armoire, 1930
shagreen, sycamore, oak

 

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1895   Jean-Michel FRANK was born in Paris. He belonged to a wealthy Jewish family from Germany that had been living in France since 1880.
1904   Completed his elementary and secondary studies at the Lycée Janson de Sailly.
1911   Began to study law
1915   Loses his two brothers during the First World War. Worried about his situation, his father commits a suicide.
1919   Having been confined since, his mother dies. He inherits a small fortune which helps him enter the Parisian life.
1919 - 1925   Jean-Michel FRANK travels through out the world, evolving in the artistic and social circles of that time. He befriends the Surrealists and specifically the “Group of six”.
1927   He meets the Chilean Eugenia Errazuriz.
1930   Jean-Michel FRANK contacts a Parisian interior decorator, Adolphe CHANAUX, a former student of Groult and Ruhlmann, for the interior decoration of his apartment on Rue de Verneuil. After that, Jean-Michel FRANK and Adolphe CHANAUX decide to become associate in 1931. They establish themselves in the old Groult studios, at “La Ruche”, Rue de Montaubaun.
1932   Inauguration of this new collaboration and of the “Ligne Jean-Michel FRANK” with the opening of the Gallery Jean-Michel FRANK at 140 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore.
1939 - 1940   Jean-Michel FRANK leaves France for South America and the United States where he lives in New-York. Through the recognition of his clients and friends, Jean-Michel FRANK continues his activities and teaches at the New-York School of Fine and Applied Arts.In despair nevertheless over his condition as an émigré Jewish artist of German background, Jean-Michel FRANK fell to his death by throwing himself through the window of a New-York building in 1941.