The Art Deco illustrator André Édouard Marty

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André Édouard (A.E.) Marty (1882-1974) was a French engraver and illustrator. He studied to the École des Beaux arts where he met the future illustrators André Brissaud, Georges Lepape and Charles Martin, he was part of the Art Deco movement. … Continue reading

The Old Hollywood costume designer Bernard Newman

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Bernard Newman was a costume designer working for the studio RKO. He dressed famous actresses such as Ginger Rogers, Jean Arthur and Irene Dunne. He collaborated particulary with Ginger Rogers. He created gowns for nine of her movies : Rafter … Continue reading

Nostalgique d’un temps passé

The floral dress is from Red Valentino. The background (York wallcoverings) is a “toile de Jouy” : ” a type of printed calico with a characteristic floral, figure, or landscape design on a light background, typically used for upholstery or curtains. Originally made at Jouy-en-Josas, near Paris”.