George Barbier. The birth of Art Deco

George Barbier. The birth of Art Deco
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George Barbier. The birth of Art DecoGeorge Barbier. The birth of Art DecoGeorge Barbier. The birth of Art Deco

Edited by Barbara Martorelli.

Venice. Marsilio & Musei Civici Venezani. 2008. First edition, first printing. Paper-covered boards, dust jacket. 176 pages. Many colour illustrations. 280 by 220mm (11 by 8 inches). 1kg. 9788831796460. English. Fine in near fine dust jacket; slight shelf wear.

The catalogue for the first solo exhibition ever on the Art Deco illustrator George Barbier, held at the Fortuny Museum, Venice. The book is well illustrated with many examples of Barbier's work, alongside essays on his life, theatre designs, fashion and book illustrations, and his use of pochoir. At the rear there is a complete list of works covering illustrated books, work for magazines, writings, theatre work and a bibliography.