• Christie's Interiors auction at Christies

    Sale 12034

    Christie's Interiors

    16 March 2016, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 396

    Studio of Christian Dior, 20th century

    Four designs for Dior dresses

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Studio of Christian Dior, 20th century
    Four designs for Dior dresses
    the first inscribed and dated 'P.ÉTE 74.' (lower left) and inscribed and numbered '51/Heavenly short/dinner to cocktail/for you.' (upper right); the second, third and fourth inscribed and dated 'P.E. 1975.'(lower left) and numbered respectively '44', '54', '70' (upper right)
    all on printed base; the first, third and fourth pen and black ink and black wash heightened with chalk, touches of bodycolour and metallic paint and sample dress fabric on Dior paper; the second pen and black ink and black wash heightened with chalk and bodycolour and sample dress fabric on Dior paper
    12 ½ x 8 ¾ in. (31.8 x 22.3 cm.); and similar
    (4)


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    Provenance

    Mrs Enrique Loewe.