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Two fashion plates from 'Journal des Dames et des Modes' designed by Fernand Simeon

Artist
These fashion plates are from an original collection of 186 Costumes Parisien fashion plates created for the Journal des Dames et des Modes by leading commercial artists of the day - George Barbier, Leon Bakst, Pierre Legrain, Etienne Drian, Victor Lheur, Gerda Wegener, J. van Brock, Armand Vallee and others.

At the time that the plates were produced, the fashionable woman had to own a bewildering number of outfits for different times of the day and for different activities - everything from …

Summary

Object No.

2003/16/23

Object Statement

Fashion plates (2) mounted on card, 'Costumes Parisiens', from 'Journal des Dames et des Modes', paper, designed by Fernand Simeon, Paris, France, 1912

Physical Description

Fashion plates (2), Costumes Parisiens 18, 26, pochoir (engraved and screen printed / stencilled) print, mounted on card, designed by Simeon, Journal des Dames et des Modes, Paris, France, 1912

Fashion plate, Journal des Dames et des Modes, Costumes Parisiens No 18, engraved and screen printed 'pochoir' print, 'Veste de velours pekine noir et auburn sur fourreau de frissonnette peinte. Chapeau velours et aigrette', des. Simeon, Paris, 1912. Inscribed on the back.

Fashion plate, Journal des Dames et des Modes, Costumes Parisiens No 26, engraved and screen printed 'pochoir' print, 'Deshabille de mousseline de soie glycine drape et borde de fourrure. Petite casaque de velours noir frappe', des. Simeon, Paris, 1912.

Marks

Inscribed on the back of plate number 18, upper right corner, in lead pencil, 'P 964'

Production

Notes

Fernand Simeon (1884 - 1928)
Painter, engraver and illustrator. Contributor to journals and revues but above all focused on wood engraving illustrating reproductions of old books by Racine and Diderot and also contempories A. France, Th. Gautier and E.A. Poe). Executed Journal des Dames et des Modes plate nos 18, 26, 28


Fashion plate created for the Journal des dames et des modes, Paris 1912

History

Notes

Purchased by donor for private collection from various vendors in Sydney and internationally, including at flea markets on the left bank of the River Seine, Paris

Source

Credit Line

Donated through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program by Alistair Roberts, 2003

Acquisition Date

22 January 2003

Cite this Object

Harvard

Two fashion plates from 'Journal des Dames et des Modes' designed by Fernand Simeon 2021, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 28 July 2021, <https://ma.as/11909>

Wikipedia

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