Description: We offer a pencil signed lithograph by Rene Gruau, titled “the Black Hat”. The 19” x 19” composition is on heavy Arches paper which measures 22” x 21”. It is signed and editioned in graphite along the bottom margin, 34/300, with a Circle Gallery blindstamp at the lower left corner. Item #PR00295.
Rene Gruau (1909-2004) was a fashion illustrator with a distinctive, aspirational aesthetic that continues to influence the worlds of fashion, advertising and design. His work was favored by Christian Dior, his sensibility helped to define the legendary brand. Gruau made work for numerous fashion houses and magazines, including Marie-Claire, Vogue, Balenciaga, Balmain and Lanvin.
Condition: Fine untouched condition