About the artist

Carel Adolph Lion Cachet (Amsterdam, 28 November 1864 – Vreeland, 5 April 1945) was a Dutch designer, printmaker and ceramist. From 1880 to 1885 he was educated as a teacher in Amsterdam and he became an art teacher at numerous schools in Amsterdam. Eventually, he became a decorative artist, specialising in textile design, wood engraving, wallpapers, carpets, furniture, posters. He also was a bookbinding designer and designed for Dutch passenger ships, such as the Netherlands Steamship Company.