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Fashion Illustration by Mats Gustafson (Swedish, 1951) | by FIT Library Department of Special Collections
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Fashion Illustration by Mats Gustafson (Swedish, 1951)

Reference Code: US.NNFIT.SC.187.1.259

Date of Original: 1987-1988

19 x 13"

Red silhouette of back view figure in red low-cut sheath; Color: watercolor; Signed verso; Client Valentino's Red Book produced by Vogue Italia


Valentino, 1932-


Source: Collection of original fashion illustrations housed in the Gladys Marcus Library of the Fashion Institute of Technology. The collection was established by Rosemary Torre and Frederick Bennett in 1984 in honor of Frances Neady, retired professor of fashion illustration, and includes designs of over 40 illustrators, including Bouché, Antonio, Eric, Stavrinos and students of Neady’s. The original collection of 45 sketches has grown to almost 300 and includes works in charcoal, pastel, watercolor, marker, brush and ink, gouache or graphite.


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