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GRUAU's legacy as a fashion illustrator endures, and his work continues to be celebrated for its timeless beauty and influence on the world of fashion and art. His ability to capture the essence of style and glamour through his illustrations, such as this example, remains an inspiration for artists and designers.

GRUAU was a renowned French fashion illustrator known for his distinctive and influential work in the world of fashion and advertising. He was born on February 4, 1909, in Rimini, Italy, and he passed away on March 31, 2004, in Rome, Italy.

Gruau's career spanned several decades, and he is best known for his elegant and sophisticated fashion illustrations that graced the pages of prestigious fashion magazines such as Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, and Femina. His illustrations captured the essence of haute couture and the world of high fashion, often using bold, minimalistic lines and vibrant colors to convey the elegance and allure of the clothing and models he depicted.



Throughout his career, René Gruau collaborated with numerous prestigious fashion houses, including Christian Dior, Givenchy, Balenciaga, and Guerlain. His work played a significant role in shaping the visual identity of these brands and contributed to the overall perception of luxury and sophistication associated with them.



Med. IVR. (Increase in Value). Assured rate increase per annum : 3-4% Cat No: PRI-P1_024

Rene Gruau - Taittinger

  • Ai reimaged art piece then reformatted for high resolution onto an electronic canvas. Original scale equal to at least 1m (unframed) with approx 12-25mm border.

    Prints: 170-200 gsm. Uncoated Art Paper / Silk. See Limited Editions.

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