art deco chic!

René Vincent, 1920s art deco illustration auto fashion.

René Vincent (1879-1936) was trained as an architect, but had a successful career as an illustrator during the first third of the 20th century in France. He contributed editorial art to the likes of La Vie parisienne and L'Illustration and did a considerable amount of advertising illustration, especially for automobile companies.

Les Papillons = Butterflies
Georges Lepape (French; 1887–1971)
1912
Pochoir illustration printed on Japan paper
Plate III in: Modes et Manières d’Aujourd’hui (Paris: Maquet)
“Georges Lepape peignit ces 12 gouaches. Pierre Corrard fit la préface et les légendes.”
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Et son geste lui-même a la joie d’un envol!

L’Entr’acte
Georges Lepape (French; 1887–1971)
1912
Pochoir illustration printed on Japan paper
Plate II in: Modes et Manières d’Aujourd’hui (Paris: Maquet)
“Georges Lepape peignit ces 12 gouaches. Pierre Corrard fit la préface et les légendes.”
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

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Sait rien … à cause de son nez impertinent.