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Astrid Noack (1888-1954) was a Danish sculptor who specialized in the human figure. At the age of 14 Astrid Noack moved from her native town of Ribe to Copenhagen, where she worked as a painter at the faience factory Aluminia.
Astrid Noack went to Paris in 1920 to realise her desire of becoming a ‘real’ artist. She was working at furniture and umbrella factories, she joined the Danish community of artists Academie Scandinavia in Maison Watteau, where the sculptor Adam Fischer and the painter Georg Jacobsen became her teachers and friends. In 1932 she returned to Copenhagen, where she became the first woman member of the artists’ group Grønningen in 1933. More information here all Images via Astrid Noack’s Atelier
Eugene Alain Seguy was one of the foremost French designers at the beginning of the 20th century. Working in both the Art Deco and Art Nouveau styles, he published many design folios utilizing the pochoir technique, a printing process that employs a series of stencils to lay dense and vivid color.
He produced eleven albums of illustrations and patterns of which Papillons and Insectes were dedicated to insect subjects.. All images via here