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Lot 460: GEORGE BARBIER (1882-1932) AND § GEORGES LEPAPE (1887-1971) COLLECTION OF FRAMED PRINTS, 1920S
26 October 2016
Edinburgh, United KingdomLive Auction
GEORGE BARBIER (1882-1932) AND [§] GEORGES LEPAPE (1887-1971)
COLLECTION OF FRAMED PRINTS, 1920S
'Elle a perdu' and 'Elle a gangé', by Lepape, and 'Soyes tous bien sages' and Le jeu des marionnettes' by Barbier from the "Gazette du Bon Ton", 24cm x 37cm
'Le gout des laques'; 'L'apres-midi d'un faun'; 'Grand-mere & petit-fille'; L'arc-en-ciel'; Niset au couer, belles dames!'; 'Eventails', by Barbier from "Le Bonheur du Jour ou Les Graces a la Mode", 25.5cm x 35cm
and three framed groups of four prints from "Falbalas & Fanfreluches" by Barbier, each print 20cm x 14cm (13)
Notes: Note: George Barbier was one of the great French illustrators of the 20th century. His work epitomised the Art Deco period and embraced theatre and ballet costume design, jewellery, glass and fabrics as well as illustrations of haut couture costumes and books. Another leading illustrator working in Paris at the same time was Georges Lepape, and examples of his work are also included in this lot.