08 décembre 2009

Five models from Mariano Fortuny (1871-1949) sold @ Christie's London

A black velvet hooded cloak. Mariano Fortuny (1871-1949) black velvet stencilled with gilt stripes and leaf motif to the bodice and back, fastening with self-covered buttons to the bust. Estimate £4,000 - £6,000 ($$6,636 - $9,954) - Price Realized £9,375 ($15,628) Literature: Ex. Cat. 'Mariano Fortuny: Venise', Musée Historique des Tissues de Lyon, Lyon 1980, cover, p. 80, p. 117. Ex. Cat. 'Mariano Fortuny 1871 - 1949: Der Magier des Textilen Design', Osterreichisches Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Wien 1985, illustrated on... [Lire la suite]

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