René Gruau (Covignano 1909 - Rome 2004)
Design for the Cover of Sir Magazine (No.4, 1964)
Brush and black ink, gouache, and green film, over a pencil underdrawing, on paper. Signed with the artist’s initial *G at the lower right.410 x 287 mm. (16 1/8 x 11 1/4 in.) [sheet]ENQUIRE
A design for the cover of a 1964 issue of the magazine Sir: Men's International Fashion Journal, published in Holland by the International Textiles group. Gruau produced many cover designs, as well as illustrations, for the magazine, a quarterly trade publication devoted to male fashion. Another design by Gruau for a cover for Sir magazine from 1964, of similar dimensions and technique, recently appeared on the art market in London.