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The illustrators of La Gazette du Bon Ton
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The illustrators of La Gazette du Bon Ton

George Barbier (1882-1932)

George Barbier (1882-1932)George Barbier (1882-1932)
George Barbier
Illustrator of La Gazette du Bon Ton

Illustrator mode but also books, George Barbier is part of the team of illustrators La Gazette du Bon Ton since its creation in 1912.

It especially makes prints from dresses designed by Worth, in which female bodies stand out strikingly from the bottom, in hieratic and elegant postures.

His membership in the Art Deco style is revealed in the use of vertical lines, drawing a fine and slender anatomy in settings inspired by Asia. In Game graces , cherry blossom branches accompany the flexible movement of the player; in La Belle sparrows , birds evoke both a tapestry and a melancholy forest landscape.

His work in the Gazette du Bon tone, Barber has a remarkable experience in the representation of the female body dressed by top fashion designers; he later claimed his talent with Femina magazine or Vogue.
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