17 February 1999,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 1,265
GBP 200 - GBP 300
'L'ILLUSTRATION, EXPOSITION DES ARTS DECORATIFS'
FIVE MAGAZINES, 1925
comprising issues dated 25 April 1925, June 1925, 8 August 1925, September 1925, and 31 October 1925, all with articles and illustrations reporting on the 1925 'L'Exposition Internationale des Arts Decoratifs et Industriels Modernes' (losses) (5)
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The 1920s and 1930s saw giant steps being taken in the world of communication with information and ideas now readily accesible to the everyday person through the radio, magazines, newspapers and the cinema.
C.f. Sarah Morgan, Art Deco, the European Style, Gallery Books 1990, p.82 for and illustration of the cover of the June issue which shows Gaetan Jeannin's design for a stained glass window 'Le Jet d'Eau'.
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