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Acrylic on canvas

Signature on the back

50 x 50 x 3 cm.

19.7 x 19.7 x 1.2 inch.


The Famous French Collection

After illustrating fashion during the financial crisis of the 1930s, he revolutionized it with the New Look, characterized by fitted jackets with rounded shoulders over full, below-the-knee skirts. This instant success brought him a decade of international fame.

In the 1950s, he introduced iconic silhouettes such as the H, A, and Y lines.


Despite his death in 1957, the House of Dior continued under the direction of new designers.

Did you know?

He was known to be very superstitious, a quality which increased with age. Each collection included a coat named after his place of birth, Granville; in each show at least one model wore a bunch of his favourite flower, lily of the valley; and he never began a couture show without having consulted his tarot card reader.

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