Georges Zipélius

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Georges Zipélius (1808–1890) was a French illustrator. He designed wallpaper. Works by Zipélius are held in the collection of the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum and the Deutsches Tapetenmuseum.[1][2] The wallpaper piece, El Dorado, in the collection of the Cooper-Hewitt, was co-designed by Zipélius and Eugène Ehrmann and Joseph Fuchs. It took them two years to design it. The work is still in print to this day.[3] He was from Mulhouse and he attended the L'Ecole des Beaux Arts.[4]