Jan 28, 2021 - Sale 2556

Sale 2556 - Lot 137

Price Realized: $ 500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000
DU BARRY FASHION STUDIOS (active 1940s to 1960s)
Ladies' Fashion. * Children's Fashion. Together, two volumes of clothing designs from Du Barry Fashion Studios, New York. The first includes approximately 170 pages of plates illustrating ladies' fashion in mixed media, including graphite, gouache, and watercolor on onion skin stapled to paper; some with notations, and most with dates throughout 1942. Includes one hand-colored lithograph, which is torn from the volume. The second includes approximately 130 pages of plates illustrating children's fashion from 1939 to 1942. Graphite or paint on onionskin stapled to paper; some with added notations in graphite, and most with Du Barry Fashion Studios stamp at lower right. Each approximately 240x100 mm; 9 1/2x4 inches, on 8 1/2x11-inch sheets. Includes a small section of lithographs at the end of the volume, some of which are hand-colored. Condition varies for illustrations in both volumes; most sheets have wrinkling, some have tears, some onion skin sheets have come loose from the page.