|Description: We offer a signed print by Rene Gruau, titled “Rain, Rain.” The image is 26 7/8” x 21” printed on heavy arches paper, 29 ½” x 21 ¼”. Signed and editioned in graphite along the bottom margin, artists proof XXIII/XLV, with the Circle Gallery blindstamp at the lower left corner. Item# PR00227.
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: Very good untouched condition, there is a faint unobtrusive 1” smudge in the lower part of skirt.