Henri de Linarès

Henri de Linarès was a distinguished French animal painter, born on August 8, 1904, in Blois, Loir-et-Cher, and passed away on March 22, 1987, in Gien. His exceptional talent for capturing the essence of wildlife made him a sought-after designer for the esteemed French luxury brand, Hermès.

Henri de Linarès designed the following scarves for Hermès:

In addition to his work for Hermès, de Linarès was an active contributor, alongside Pierre-Louis Duchartre, to the creation of the Musée de la Chasse à Tir et de la Fauconnerie (Hunting and Falconry Museum), inaugurated in 1952 in Gien, Loiret, and became its first curator. He exhibited at the Salon d’Hiver in 1949 and was a member of the Société Archéologique et Historique de l’Orléanais (Archaeological and Historical Society of Orléanais).

Henri de Linarès’ passion for hunting and wildlife is beautifully reflected in his designs, making his Hermès scarves a cherished part of the brand’s history. His legacy continues to inspire new generations of designers and animal painters alike.

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