Description & Technical information

Throughout his career, René Gruau produced numerous designs for the covers of fashion magazines, notably the publications Vogue, International Textiles and L’Officiel de la Couture et de la Mode de Paris, as well as the men’s magazine Club. The present sheet is a design for the cover of the July 1971 issue of the magazine International Textiles. Gruau produced bold, vibrant cover designs for almost every issue of this trade magazine published between 1946 and 1986.
368 x 302 mm. (14 1/2 x 11 7/8 in.) [image] 424 x 340 mm. (16 5/8 x 13 3/8 in.) [sheet]

Date:  1971
Period:  20th century
Origin:  Italy
Medium: Gouache, Watercolour, Black ink on paper, airbrush
Signature: Signed with the artist’s initial *G at the lower right.

Dimensions: 36.8 x 30.2 cm (14¹/₂ x 11⁷/₈ inches)
Categories: Paintings, Drawings & Prints