Culture Chanel

Culture Chanel
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Jean-Louis Forment.

National Art Museum of China. Beijing. 2011. First edition. Hardback; large white cloth-bound boards, dust jacket. Printed on both matte and gloss paper, with 3 facsimile inserts. 454 pages. 48 page book of texts loosely inserted at rear. Profusely illustrated throughout in colour and monochrome. English, French & Chinese. 370 x 310mm. 4.6kg. 9787506041294. Very good, in very good dust jacket; light shelf wear, small mark to edge of front panel, some surface marking to rear panel, small knocks to spine ends, knock to top forecorner of pages with light crease.

The sumptuous catalogue for a Chinese exhibition looking at Chanel and it's cultural influences. The book examines the work of Chanel the woman and Chanel the fashion house. It looks at the artists and creators who influenced Gabrielle Chanel and draws on numerous contemporary drawings, artworks, photographs and manuscripts, illustrating them extensively. Photos of Chanel clothes, perfumes and jewellery from their complete history are interspersed with the text. Facsimile documents are included, including of an original perfume catalogue from 1924

Price :  £300.00

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