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VRA Core 4 Example 20: Magazine illustration
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Work record [refid 12]
agent Jeanne Lanvin (French fashion designer, 1867-1946); Pierre Brissaud (French illustrator, 1885-1964)
culturalContext French
date 1914 (publication)
description An example of the new mode of fashion illustration which showed the figures in action, in a genre setting; "rather than simply drawing a mannequin in the outfit, like most previous fashion illustrators, [they] depicted the model in various dramatic and narrative situations."
Davis, Mary E.; Classic Chic: Music, Fashion, and Modernism, Berkley CA: University of California Press, 2006 (0520245423) [description source]
inscription Sais-tu ta leçon?; Costumes tailleur de fantaisie de Jeanne Lanvin; Gazette du Bon Ton--No 5; Mai 1914--Pl. 46; plate signed Pierre Brissaud, 1914; circle logo with initials C above L.V. (Lucien Vogel)
location Paris, Île-de-France, France [publication]
material ink on paper (photomechanical lithograph) with hand-applied color (pochoir)
measurements 25.4 x 19.1 cm (width)
relation partOf Gazette du Bon Ton [periodical] [Core 4 Sample Database, refid="12" relids="w_9"]
rights publicDomain
source Core 4 Sample Database (VCat)
stylePeriod Art Deco; Twentieth century
subject decorative arts; domestic life; genre; Fashion and art; Fashion design; school girl; mother; daughter; street scene; bicycle; gendarme; school uniform; walking dress; feathered hat
technique offset printing; pochoir
title Do you know your lesson?: Tailored ensembles imagined by Jeanne Lanvin [translated, true, en]
Sais-tu ta leçon?: Costumes tailleur de fantaisie de Jeanne Lanvin [inscribed, false, fr]
worktype illustrations (layout features); fashion illustrations
image courtesy Allan Kohl
Image record [refid 114]
agent Kohl, Allan
date 03/15/2009 (creation)
measurements 18 MB
relation [imageOf 12, Core 4 Sample Database (VCat)]
rights publicDomain
source VRA Data Standards Committee, Core 4 Sample Records [href]
Allan Kohl; Minneapolis College of Art & Design Visual Resource Collection; donated; educational use allowed [source of image]
technique digital imaging
title Plate 46 from Gazette du Bon Ton, Volume 2, No. 5, May 1914
worktype digital image
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