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Fortuny

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Double-cut velvets, gilded silks, hand-beaded chiffons -- with a couturier's craftsmanship, Mariano Fortuny (1871-1949) married sensual fabrics to precise designs and created opulent clothes and costumes for luminaries such as Isadora Duncan, Sarah Bernhardt, and Orson Welles. From his legendary plisse Delphos dresses to his tasseled arabesque lamps, Fortuny's work epitomi ...more
Hardcover, 188 pages
Published November 1st 2001 by Harry N. Abrams
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Susan Pola Staples
Mar 06, 2016 Susan Pola Staples rated it it was amazing
This book with all its photographs is simply a gorgeous tribute to the genius of this Renaissance Man, Alchemist and Magician Mariano Fortuny y Madrazo known to history as Mariano Fortuny.
It also makes me want several Fortuny dresses, coats, etc.
Greg Wolfson
Nov 04, 2013 Greg Wolfson rated it it was amazing
fantastic photos and info about this innovative and amazing designer of fabric and lighting. What a treasure!
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