Album du Figaro, Printemps - Été 1949. A fantastic copy of Le Figaro's high end fashion magazine. Includes articles on women's fashion from the masculine point of view, a Modernist rendition of Carmen in Paris, a caricaturist's sketches from the front row of the couture shows (including one of Christian Dior kicking out an illegal copyist), the newest young artists in the realms of realism and surrealist art, a guide to designing intimate interiors in bedrooms, and more. Features couture fashions by Balenciaga, Christian Dior, Jean Desses, Maggy Rouff, Madame Grès, Robert Piguet, Molyneux, and Jacques Fath. Included 23 pages of fashion illustrations from the Spring/Summer collections.
193 pgs. Good condition – some wear to front cover, 1/4 inch chip at top of spine, bend to upper right hand corner,some yellowing to pages from age. See images for reference, and feel free to email with any further questions.
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