Rene Gruau (1909-2004) is one of the most recognized poster artists of the 21st Century. Gruau was a fashion illustrator whose exaggerated portrayal of fashion design through painting has had a lasting effect on the fashion industry. Gruau used simplicity of lines and crisp color, particularly, blacks, reds, and yellows to create his images. His lively and elegant style suits many tastes and decors.
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This image was created in 1951 by Rene Gruau and was published on the cover of Club Magazine in Europe. The image was also used as the front cover of the book Gruau, Portraits of Men published in 2012 by assouline. This hand-signed and numbered print by Rene Gruau has been expertly printed on high quality, fine art deckled edge paper. It was printed in an edition of 300 with 45 Artists Proofs. It is in excellent condition.