• Fashion Through the Ages auction at Christies

    Sale 5945

    Fashion Through the Ages

    3 December 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 319

    A LONG, MEDIEVAL STYLE GOWN

    MARIANO FORTUNY (1871-1949)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A LONG, MEDIEVAL STYLE GOWN
    MARIANO FORTUNY (1871-1949)
    the brown velvet ground stencilled in gold with square panels
    Labelled: Mariano Fortuny, Venise


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    Compare Guillerma de Osma, Mariano Fortuny: His Life and Work, published 1980, page 154, photograph of Catherine Hawley, a pupil of Isadora Duncan photographed by Man Ray, apparantly wearing the same model.

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    Provenance

    Eleanore Duse