STONEHOUSE M.B.E. Brian (1918-1998)
Modelling ‘A deeper, slightly pink shading of ecru for this slip of nylon chiffon tricot cut on the princesse line. Very lacy – and the lace hand-run. By Vanity Fair, about $40. Henry Bendel; I Magnin’. Gouache, watercolour and fibre tip-pen on tan paper. Signed. Illustrated ‘Rediscovery in lingerie – the range of creamy shades’, p’s 136,137, 1.10.1952 Issue, American Vogue. Stamped verso ‘Copyright Conde Naste…’ inscribed ‘2024’, ‘P.137’ and (cropped) ‘/52’. Provenance: The artist’s estate. Stamped: ‘Stonehouse Estate / A and H’ verso. 27x17.25 inches (irregular).

This work appears in the Exhibition: BRIAN STONEHOUSE M.B.E. (1918-1998)