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VRA Core 4 Example 22: Magazine illustration
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Work record [refid 14]
agent John Redfern (British fashion designer, 1853-1929); Xavier Gosé (Spanish illustrator, 1876-1915)
culturalContext French
date 1913 (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 Mes invités n'arrivent pas: Robe de soirée de Redfern; Gazette du Bon Ton--No 11; Septembre 1913--Pl. VI; plate signed Gosé
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="14" 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; alcove; curtain; portico; planter; bobbed hair; beaded gown
technique offset printing; pochoir
title My invites did not come: Evening gown by Redfern [translated, true, en]
Mes invités n'arrivent pas: Robe de soirée de Redfern [inscribed, false, fr]
worktype illustrations (layout features); fashion illustrations
image courtesy Allan Kohl
Image record [refid 116]
agent Kohl, Allan
date 03/15/2009 (creation)
measurements 18 MB
relation [imageOf 14, 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 IV from Gazette du Bon Ton, Volume 1, No. 11, September 1913
worktype digital image
Last modified October 13, 2014