Gruau : 8 results priced between £1.00 and £10,000.00
Wh Smith René Gruau: Portraits of Men by Rejane Bargiel and Sylvie Nissen
Primarily known for his colourful and vivacious portrayals of women Ren Gruau revolutionized the concept of masculinity in fashion imagery and advertising from the 1950s to the '80s depicting the modern casual confident man with humour and sex appeal-including images of partial male nudity that were considered shocking at the time Rene Gruau Portraits of men by Rejane Bargiel and Sylvie NissenHardcover260 pagesISBN 9781614280781Published by AssoulineHeight 30 5cm x width 25cm
Dior Illustrated: René Gruau and the Line of Beauty
René Gruau’s bold lines and fluid style were perfectly in tune with the spirit of Dior, capturing the energy, elegance and audacity of the brand. His illustrations also tell of a special understanding Gruau had of Christian Dior himself, born of a close friendship between the two men. Gruau influenced the graphic style of a whole generation of fashion illustrators and the exhibition features specially commissioned pieces from five UK based illustrators, whose works draws inspiration from the rich...
Hardback book with 303 pages. Published by Thalia in 2009. No internal markings and no exterior damage. 28x25cm. Written in french. Includes a preface from John Galliano. Superbly produced, heavy book with many examples of Gruau's illustrations of high fashion in both colour and black and white. Rene Gruau was a renowned fashion illustayor who was highly influential through much of the 20th century and died at the age of 95 in 2004.