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Illustration  - Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld, July 7 2009, Grand Palais
  • Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld, July 7 2009, Grand Palais
    Perint Palmer, Gladys
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Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld, July 7 2009, Grand Palais

  • Object:

    Illustration

  • Place of origin:

    California (made)

  • Date:

    2009 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Perint Palmer, Gladys (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Ink, pastel, oil paint and glitter on paper

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the American Friends of the V&A through the generosity of Gladys Perint Palmer

  • Museum number:

    E.741-2015

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case LD, shelf 8

Gladys Perint Palmer’s fluid and often witty illustrations record the international haute couture fashion shows. Her fashion illustrations have featured in a wide range of major publications including The Sunday Times, The New York Times Magazine and Vogue. This illustration depicts a model wearing a skirt, long coat, hat and patterned tights designed by Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel and shown at the Grand Palais, Paris, on the 7 July 2009.

Perint Palmer studied fashion design at Central Saint Martins School of Art, London, and specialised in fashion illustration at Parsons School of Design in New York. In 1987 she was appointed Fashion Editor of the San Francisco Examiner and she is currently Executive Director of Fashion at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.

Physical description

A black ink outline, on white paper, of a female figure wearing a skirt, long coat, hat and patterned tights, shaded using grey pastel with areas of pink pastel for the figure's cheeks and lips, blue pastel for the figure's eyes and brown pastel for the figure's long hair. Spots of glitter have been applied to the hat and the background is painted with strokes of white oil paint.

Place of Origin

California (made)

Date

2009 (made)

Artist/maker

Perint Palmer, Gladys (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Ink, pastel, oil paint and glitter on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'GPP'

Dimensions

Height: 62 cm backing board, Width: 53.1 cm backing board, :, Height: 61 cm paper, Width: 48.2 cm paper

Descriptive line

Fashion illustration by Gladys Perint Palmer depicting a model wearing a grey skirt, coat and hat designed by Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel, F/W 2009/10

Materials

Ink; Pastel; Paint; Glitter; Paper; Material

Techniques

Drawing; Painting; Technique

Subjects depicted

Subject; Coat; Skirt; Tights; Hat

Categories

Illustration; Fashion; Designs

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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