Auguste Brion (1861-1940)
Born of a famous line of descendants, whose most famous is
Auguste (Guillaume Edouard) Brion studied in Paris and became architect
He succeeded to his father's business Auguste(2)
(Philippe) (1832-1902), architect and
master-buider in Strasbourg
He enters into partnership until 1909 with his brother Paul. His works
are strongly influenced by
neo renaissance and neo-baroque. Nevetheless, we can report some art
nouveau buildings like the 22, rue Sleidan
and the 13, rue de Reims. He realized
several buildings, mainly on his own ground-plots. In 1900, he fonds
the Fédération des Entrepreneurs (Master-builders
Federation), then, in 1901, the Société pour la
Conservation des Monuments Historiques d'Alsace (Society for
Preservation of Historic Buildings in Alsace).
(1752-1813) F. Brion had a fleeting liaison with Goethe.
A. P. Brion is the brother of the architect Jacques Brion
(1843-1910), the great-nephew of Frédérique Brion.
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