Jean Lurçat (zhäN lürsă´), 1892–1966, French artist and writer. Lurçat worked as a painter and lithographer, illustrating numerous books. He is best known, however, as a tapestry designer. His brightly colored tapestries hang in many European royal and presidential palaces. A major example hangs in the Musée national d'Art moderne, Paris. Lurçat's writings include Designing Tapestry (tr. 1950). His brother André Lurçat, 1894–1970, architect and city-planner, worked extensively on the rebuilding of French cities after World War II.
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