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Fashion Drawings, Sketches and Watercolors

Clara Sproul Gay

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White Fox Rare Books, ABAA/ILAB
West Windsor, VT, U.S.A.

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Circa 1930s. 15 mostly loose leaves with content. 12 by 9 inches. These are all a fashion design student effort, with an instructor's neat brief comments on a few of the pages. While the artistic competence of Ms. Gay was surely not outstanding as reflected on these leaves, there are two leaves of watercolors, one of a woman, the other, of three heads, that have a period charm. Of greater interest would be the documentary value of such exercises as done at the time, including one leaf with Ms. Gay's attempt at a color chart of sorts, and her efforts to work out design variations based on different body types. Bookseller Inventory # 002077

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Title: Fashion Drawings, Sketches and Watercolors

Binding: N.A.

Book Condition: Very Good

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