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Drawing on Style: Four Decades of Elegance

Drawing on Style: Four Decades of Elegance

Exhibition preview

GRAY MCA, leading specialists in Fashion Illustration, have announced that they will be holding a selling exhibition of original fashion illustrations from Post War 1940s through to the 1970s from Thursday, September 11 to Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at Gallery 8, St James’s, London.

Coinciding with London Fashion Week, the exhibition will include 40 original works by the leading fashion illustrators of the time from Britain, Europe and America, including Rene Bouche, Rene Gruau and Carl Erickson for publications including Vogue as well as advertising work for L’Oreal and other famous names in Haute Couture.

There will also be a selection of original designs by designers including Dior, Zandra Rhodes and Bellville Sassoon.

Prices will range from £300 – £10,000.

Illustration: Gerd Grimm (1911 – 1998). Fashion drawing for Frau im Speigel 1947. Indian ink and watercolour, signed, 42 × 30 cms. Price: £5,000.

Gallery 8, 8 Duke Street St James’s, London, SW1Y 6BN