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Carlos Schwabe

Born: Altona (now part of Hamburg), Germany, 21 July 1877
Died: Seine-et-Marne, 1926
Nationality: German-Swiss

with Joseph Mittey (b 1853) at Ecole des Arts Décoratifs in Geneva


1890s – begins illustrating Symbolist texts including Emile Zola's The Dream (1892), Charles Baudelaire's The Flowers of Evil and Maurice Maeterlinck's Pelleas and Melisande (1900)

1892 – designs poster for first Salon de la Rose+Croix

1897 – exhibition of Schwabe’s prints at the Salon of the Société Nationale des Beaux-Arts