Émile Gallé

French glass artist and cabinetmaker

Émile Gallé (8 May 184623 September 1904) was a French artist who worked in glass, and is considered to be one of the major forces in the French Art Nouveau movement.

Émile Gallé


  • The aim of my work: The study of nature, the love of nature's art,and the need to express what one feels in one's heart.
    • Ecrits pour l'art, ed. Henrietta Galle Paris 1908/Marseille (1980).
  • Our roots are in the depths of the woods-on the banks of streams and among the mosses.

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