Emile Gallois. Plate 24. [A Man of Léon]. Costumes de L'Union Française.
Paris: Editions Arc-en-ciel, circa 1930. 12 ¼ x 5 ¼ (image). Lithograph and colored in the pochoir manner. Signed in the image by the artist. From an edition of one thousand. Very good condition.
These exquisite and clearly colored prints served as documentation of the ethnic diversity of the French Empire after World War I. Of more importance though, is the impact these prints had on fashions in a rapidly shrinking world that would study and appreciate the cultures of many lands.
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