Léon Benigni (1892 - 1948)
Design for the Cover of Femina magazine
Gouache, over a pencil underdrawing, on Arches paper laid down on board. Signed lbénigni at the lower left. 330 x 250 mm. (13 x 9 7/8 in.) [image]370 x 269 mm. (14 5/8 x 10 1/2 in.) [sheet]ENQUIRE
Léon Benigni produced a large number of covers and full-page plates for Femina magazine in the second half of the 1920’s and the early 1930’s. Another cover design for Femina, for the October 1930 issue of the magazine, is included in a recent survey of fashion illustration.