Fashion Illustration: René Gruau (1909-2004)

| September 25, 2013

Fashion Illustration

Words by Hannah Grumbled 

Italian born artist René Gruau had ties with some of the best luxury brands. Born into an aristocratic family, René started very young, creating illustrations so good luxury houses chose to use his illustrations within their marketing material.

He is acclaimed as the greatest fashion artist of the last century; his glory days were filled with haute couture & Parisian luxury – Dior, Balmain, Givenchy.

René Gruau works have gone on an online auction with the highest bid currently for $40,000 being an illustration of Cindy Crawford done in 1999.

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