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Gazette du Bon Ton

  • Object:

    Print

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed and published)

  • Date:

    1921 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Brissaud, Pierre, born 1885 - died 1964 (illustrator)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Relief halftone and pochoir with some hand-colouring

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.137-1975

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case MB2C, shelf SH40, box GG83D

Physical description

A woman wearing a pale blue evening dress and matching stockings and shoes stands with her back to the viewer on a patio. Her dress hangs loosely as far as her waist, and she wears a pink fabric belt with white spots. Two straps of fabric lead from the bottom of the bodice of the dress to her wrists. Her blonde hair is pinned up.

She is facing in the direction of four admiring men, all in brown suits with rose button-holes and handkerchiefs. They include man smoking a cigar to her left, a man wearing a monocle and a bearded man sitting in a rocking chair.

The patio has black and white tiles and is furnished with two urns of flowers. A stone ballustrade is partly visible to the left. The night is dark and sky starry.

Place of Origin

Paris (printed and published)

Date

1921 (published)

Artist/maker

Brissaud, Pierre, born 1885 - died 1964 (illustrator)

Materials and Techniques

Relief halftone and pochoir with some hand-colouring

Marks and inscriptions

VENEZ DANSER / ROBE DU SOIR, DE JEANNE LANVIN
Below image in lower margin, centered.

N˚ 6 de la Gazette du Bon Ton.
Bottom left corner, below image

Année 1921. – Planche 45
Bottom right corner, below image

Pierre Brissaud. 1921
Artist’s signature, in pen

[circular collector's mark] C L V
Circular mark on left hand directly below image.

Dimensions

Height: 24.7 cm, Width: 18.9 cm

Descriptive line

Fahion plate, illustrated by Pierre Brissaud, plate 45, from the Gazette du Bon Ton, No. 6, Paris, June 1921.

Materials

Paper; Printing ink; Pigments

Techniques

Pochoir; Halftone; Hand-colouring

Subjects depicted

Evening dress; Urns; Clothing; Woman; Garden; Men; Cigar; Rocking chair

Categories

Fashion plates; Fashion; Prints; Clothing; Women's clothes; Evening wear

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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