Fourrures Max, Leroy and Schmid 1912;Charles Martin;11″ X 7 5/8″;A, P
When frigid New Year’s Eve seems to check mate one’s hopes for fanning the flames, there is always an answer in the form of furs comprising a cozy house in themselves. This astonishing snowscape by Charles Martin seems to imply some kind of Revolution!
Fourrures Canton c.1930;Charles Loupot;50″ X 36″;A-,L
Color-addict, Charles Loupot, showing us that if you seriously immerse yourself in snow good things are bound to happen.
Cosulich Line Oceania c.1932;Alberto Bianchi;9″ x 6 5/8″;A-,cdbd.
On the other hand, skimming over tropical seas brings on a whole new universe of Siren-wear. One of the great things about cruise ships is they allow you to easily change ensembles many times a day!
La Comtesse Maritza 1930;Dola;47” x 31”;A-, P
Being the Belle of the Ball goes hand-in-hand with juggling several admirers. Are those dagger-like motifs a tally of conquests?
Nightclub c.1935;Geo Ham;29 1/4″ x39 1/4″;A,L
Shining on a big fluid stage!
Confrontations 1921 GBT;Pierre Mourgue;9 ½” x 7 ½”;A-. P; Pochoir
The world itself is a void here. It’s clearly between her and her silk.
Gens du Monde 1902;Leonetto Cappiello;12″x8 7/8″;B+,L
Long ago; but the sense of occasion and the thrill of looking extraordinary are fresh as today!
Monaco-Sports 1913 (Cover);Umberto Brunelleschi;14 1/2″ x 10 1/2″;A-,P
New Years at Monte Carlo, a hundred years ago!
Lorenzaccio 1949;Umberto Brunelleschi;8 3/8″ x 6″;A, Pochoir
Dressed to match her queenly poise!
The Golden Girl 1930’s;Irene Patten;14 ½” x 10 ½”;A, P
In the wee small hours, some pensiveness…
Apres le Diner dans le Parc 1924 GBT;Andre Marty;9 5/8″ x 7 1/2″;A,P
Our pochoir gallery is a feast of special occasions and their special look. The gowns give the impression that they’re about to go up in flames!
Tanagra 1921GBT;Eduardo Benito;9 3/8″x 7 1/8″;B+,pochoir
Benito’s deco stylization of the figure here complements the extravagance of the silk gown. This would be a party headed for outer space!
Ariadne 1921 GBT;Georges Lepape;9 5/8″x 7 5/8″;A-,pochoir
For a conclave of goddesses! Pochoir art strangely anticipates the towering dimensions of so many women today!
Longchamp 1922 GBT;Eduardo Benito;9 1/2″x7 1/2″;A-,P
Beholding a horse race, and encompassing it in a vast study of forward traction.
Gala Midnite Show c.1930 ;Anonymous;60” x 40”;B+, heavy paper
American Jazz Era chic! Happy New Year!