Lavirotte, Jules

ARCHITECT (FRANCE)
BORN 25 Mar 1864, Lyon - DIED 1928, Paris
REAL NAME Lavirotte, Jules Joseph Aimé
GRAVE LOCATION Lyon: Cimetière de Loyasse , 43, rue du Cardinal-Gerlier (28)

Art nouveau architect who studied at the École des Beaux-Arts in Lyons and the studio of Paul Blondel in Paris. He is known from buildings in symbolist style like the Immeuble Lavirotte (29 avenue Rapp, 1901) and his the Ceramic Hotel (34 avenue de Wagram, 1904), both in Paris.

He often collaborated with the ceramist Alexandre Bigot. Lavirotte was seen as one of the masters of art nouveau.

Sources
• Beyern, Bertrand, Guide des tombes d'hommes célèbres, Le Cherche Midi, Paris, 2003
Jules Lavirotte — Wikipédia

Images

The grave of Jules Lavirotte at the Loyasse cimetière, Lyon.
Picture by Androom (03 Dec 2007)

 


Le Clercq, Carlotta

Published: 6 Jul 2008
Last update: 13 Jul 2008