Georges Despret (b1862-1952)
Georges Despret (b 1862- d 1952) was trained from childhood by his uncle Hector Despret; trained to be his successor in the manufacturing of ice who then managed a Special School of Mines and Arts and Manufactures of Liège. George Despret took responsibilities in various fields of industry and finance but his works and bombing during the two world wars destroyed technical and iconographic archives.
‘Cleo de Merode (blonde)’ (c) Royal Museums of Fine Arts of BelguiumMask in Pate de Verre of Cleo de Merode by Georges Despret | Collection Gillion Crowet / foto : Bruno Piazza | JV
Mask of Cleo de Merode (bruin) Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium