Toilette de taffetas imprimé Chapeau de paille, 1914
Barbier’s illustrations and pochoir prints from the 1920s are widely considered to epitomise the spirit of Art Deco and Jazz Age Paris with their combination of diverse influences such a Orientalism, Aubrey Beardsley, classical Greek vase decorations and 18th century French paintings. He died in 1932 at the zenith of his artistic career, with regular contributions to L’Illustration magazine.
It was essentially the testimony, the history illustrated, or rather 'clothed' and narrated of the the customs, ideas, and ideals of a society and a period. Every issue carefully reviewed all the current novelties of fashion and every issue carried coloured stencil prints reproducing the latest conceptions of the fashion designers.
The artistic contributions included the works of some outstanding artists and many promising young ones. Most frequent in his appearance and outstanding for the quality of his illustrations was George Barbier. Other artists included Léon Bakst, Bernard Boutet de Monvel, Umberto Brunelleschi, Robert Dammy, Charles Martin and many more.
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