Sunday, 20 April 2008

A Beauty of the Day

This exceptional example of a wood-block print by Kwaigetsude Anchi is one of the reasons the masters of this art-form were able to influence Aubrey Beardsley and Vogue's Leonard Foujita in the art/fashion fields with the sense of the Art Nouveau. Image scanned from William Packer's Fashion Drawing in Vogue, 1983, page 22.

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