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  • Place of origin:

    France (printed)

  • Date:

    1921 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Barbier, George, born 1882 - died 1932 (illustrator)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour process engraving

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case O, shelf 3, box B

Physical description

Colour fashion plate depicting a woman in 18th-century costume seated on a couch in an interior. The interior is decorated with oriental motifs. The woman is holding a small sheet of paper in her left hand. On the left is a small dog.

Place of Origin

France (printed)


1921 (printed)


Barbier, George, born 1882 - died 1932 (illustrator)

Materials and Techniques

Colour process engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'G. Barbier 1921'
Signed and dated


Height: 20.32 cm, Width: 14.29 cm

Descriptive line

Print, illustration by George Barbier of a woman in 18th-century costume, process engraving, 1921.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1954 London: HMSO, 1963



Subjects depicted



Prints; Fashion plates; Europeana Fashion Project


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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