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Le Retour des Autans. (Return of southerly breezes) Simeon pochoir c1913.

Le Retour des Autans. (Return of southerly breezes) Simeon pochoir c1913.

by Simeon, Fernand

Original fashion print for Gazette du Bon Ton circa 1914. The Return of the Southerly Winds. (Horse-riding in the park in the background.)
Tailleur et Robe d'apres-midi de Doeuillet. (Stylish Tailored Coats and Dresses for afternoon, designed by Georges Doeuillet.)

Original hand-coloured pochoir by Fernand Simeon (1884-1928) for the Gazette du Bon Ton (Journal of Good Style), , published in Paris in 1913 to illustrate the latest superior fashion worn in an appropriate situation.

Pochoir, the French word for stencil, was the labour-intensive method of illustration by cutting separate stencils for each successive application of watercolour. The finest illustrators of the day showed fashions by prominent French designers in Gazette du Bon Ton, published by Lucien Vogel in Paris between 1912 and 1925.

Size of page 24 x 19cm or 9.5 x 7.5 inches

Stock Number: apGdBTPrice: $209.00

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