Lyon: Giraud et Rivoire, circa 1930s.
Striking Bayard menswear catalogue from the fashionable French ski slopes of Grenoble.
You might recognize the iconic image of the mysterious man in the trench coat and Fedora who appears on the cover of this catalog; a plethora of unauthorized vintage posters reproduce him. Often uncredited or listed ‘anonymous’, the original artwork was actually designed by the successful and talented French fashion illustrator, Marcel Hemjic. So now we know.
Quarto, bound in eye-catchingly stylish, illustrated wrappers, 10 pages, 10 full-page colour illustrations (masterfully printed in duotone), in near fine condition.
Price (AUD): $195.00 other currencies