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Fashion plate - Falbalas et Fanfreluches.  Almanach des  modes...
  • Falbalas et Fanfreluches. Almanach des modes...
    Barbier, George, born 1882 - died 1932
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Falbalas et Fanfreluches. Almanach des modes...

  • Object:

    Fashion plate

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (published)

  • Date:

    1922 (published)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Hand-coloured process engraving

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case O, shelf 5, box A

Physical description

Colour fashion plate depicting a musical recital with a man and two women. One of the women is seated and playing the piano. The other is standing and holding a sheet of music.

Place of Origin

Paris (published)


1922 (published)


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

Materials and Techniques

Hand-coloured process engraving

Marks and inscriptions

'1922 G. Barbier'
Signed and dated

'France XXe Siecle / Incantation'


Height: 22.86 cm, Width: 3.78 cm

Descriptive line

'Incantation'. Fashion plate (1 of 40) after by George Barbier, colour process engraving, Falbalas et Fanfreluches. Almanach des modes..., Paris, 1922.

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
Tim Benton, Manuel Fontán del Junco, María Zozaya (eds.) Modern taste : Art deco in Paris, 1910-1935, Madrid : Fundación Juan March, [2014]. ISBN: 9788470756290.



Process engraving; Hand-colouring

Subjects depicted



Prints; Fashion plates; Europeana Fashion Project


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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