Synopses & Reviews
Although familiar with the Art Nouveau and Art Deco periods, most people may never have seen the fabulous and diversified women's fashion postcard sets that were designed by famous European artists and are featured in this book. Alphonse Mucha, Henri Meunier, Umberto Brunelleschi, and Xavier Sager are among the twenty distinguished artists whose work is featured. Take a magical tour through time that explores these artists romance with fashion illustration. Also, superb unsigned images, information on postcard history, and a section on evaluating the illustrations make this a particularly useful reference. Over 230 gorgeous and colorful images will inspire students of fashion, postcard collectors, and antiques enthusiasts to peruse, study, and enjoy these beautiful images!