"Personnages de Comedie" by Barbier
Category:Art / General - Prints/Reproductions
Start Price:200.00 USD
Estimated At:1,250.00 - 1,350.00 USD
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SOLD at 2012 May 10 @ 12:50UTC-7 : PDT/MST
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Georges Barbier was a painter, designer and illustrator and easily one of the greatest French illustrators of the early 20th Century. Barbier was a leading figure in the birth of the Art Deco style and renowned for his exquisite illustrations that capture the mood, fashion & atmosphere of the 'Roaring Twenties'. He also frequently contributed to many important fashion publications and is regarded as aprincipal artist of the time frame. Georges Barbier became most famous with the publication of two rare albums representing the dancers Nijinsky and Karsavina in the years 1913-1914 as illustrated above. A prolific designer, Barbier worked for many years in the field of theatre design, cultivating an aptitude for vivid colour effects derived from the example of the revolutionary Russian artist, costume and set designer Léon Samoilovitch Bakst. Beautifully framed Limited Edition on canvas, comes with COA. Approx. size: 31in x 27in. CC-2H
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