Eugène Printz (1879 – 1948)

Eugène Printz’ works symbolizes elegance. His perfect knowledge for cabinet-making allows him an ingenuity without borders. Careful about the smallest details, Eugène Printz, produces the most luxuous creations of his time.

Born in 1879 in Paris and died in 1948, Eugène Printz is a French cabinet maker and decorator.

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Eugène Printz’ works symbolizes elegance. His perfect knowledge for cabinet-making allows him an ingenuity without borders. Careful about the smallest details, Eugène Printz, produces the most luxuous creations of his time.

Born in 1879 in Paris and died in 1948, Eugène Printz is a French cabinet maker and decorator.

First trained in copying antique furniture in his father’s workshop, 12 rue Saint Bernard, in the Faubourg Saint-Antoine, he turns into modern creations in 1920’s. At the Exposition Internationale des Arts décoratifs et industriels modernes in 1925, he presents some pieces in collaboration with Pierre Chareau.

From the following year, he exhibits in various salons: Salon des Artistes Décorateurs, Salon d’Automne, Salon des Tuileries, and the Exposition coloniale internationale of 1931, he presents the office made for Marshall Lyautey. In 1932, he makes the woodwork of the living room for the Rosa Abreu Foundation de Granchet in the Cité Internationale Universitaire, Paris.

At the International Exhibition of 1937, he participates in the Pavillon des Artistes Décorateurs et in the Pavillon de la Lumière.

He has institutional clients, including the Mobilier National and the City of Paris, and a foreign clientele in the United Kingdom, Belgium, North America, Mexico. He also decorates the offices of Jeanne Lanvin in Paris or the princesse de la Tour d’Auvergne’s appartement.

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© Galerie Chastel-Maréchal, 2019