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Falbalas et Fanfreluches. Almanach des modes...

Fashion Plate
1923 (published)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

Colour fashion plate depicting a sailor and a black woman in native dress, her breasts bare. In the background is a ship at sea and two black men carrying boxes.


object details
Categories
Object Type
Additional TitleLa Jolie Insulaire (assigned by artist)
Materials and Techniques
Hand-coloured process engraving
Brief Description
'La Jolie Insulaire'. Fashion plate (1 of 40) by George Barbier, colour process engraving, Falbalas et Fanfreluches. Almanach des modes..., Paris, 1923.
Physical Description
Colour fashion plate depicting a sailor and a black woman in native dress, her breasts bare. In the background is a ship at sea and two black men carrying boxes.
Dimensions
  • Height: 22.86cm
  • Width: 3.78cm
Taken from Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1954 London: HMSO 1963
Style
Marks and Inscriptions
  • 'George Barbier 1923' (Signed)
  • 'Antilles XIXe Siècle / La Jolie Insulaire' (Lettered)
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1954 London: HMSO, 1963
Collection
Accession Number
E.641-1954

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record createdJune 30, 2009
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