This lovely fashion pochoir lithograph is from George Barbier as part of Falbalas & Fanfreluches. The work was published by Meynial in Paris between 1921 and 1926. George Barbier was one of the most celebrated early 20th century French artists. His plates in this work are striking and imaginative.”
George Barbier (1882-1932) was one of the greatest French artists of the early 20th century. He first exhibited in 1911 at the age of 29 where he gained many commissions to design costumes and illustrate works, fashion in particular. Barbier led a group nicknamed by Vogue “The Knights of the Bracelet” formed from artists from the Ecole des Beaux Arts and including Monvel, Brissaud, Iribe, Lepape, and Martin. Beyond his illustrations, Barbier created jewelry, glass and wallpaper design.