The Art Deco illustrator André Édouard Marty

André Édouard Marty (1882-1974) was a French engraver and illustrator. He studied at the École des Beaux arts where he met the future Art Deco illustrators André Brissaud, Georges Lepape and Charles Martin. He was an important figure of the Art Deco movement. His fashion illustrations were published in prestigious magazines such as La gazette du bon ton, Vogue, Le Fémina, Le sourire and Harper’s Bazaar. He also produced illustrations for books (Shakespeare, La Fontaine, Musset, Daudet…). His drawings are graceful, delicate and adorable. Complete artist, he also designed costumes for the Théâtre des arts and the Comédie Française.

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