Romeo, 1925

George Barbier :: “Romeo”. Figure of a nobleman in an Italian Renaissance costume. Original pen drawing in gold and colors. Signed “George Barbier 1925” on the right. On handmade paper and cardboard. Paris, 1925. Nice stage design for the representation of a Renaissance nobleman, such as a Romeo from Shakespeare’s drama. The French painter, illustrator and fashion designer George Barbier (1882-1932) is considered one of the most important exponents of Art Deco. | src Bassenge Auktionen

Lady with Parasol, ca. 1920

George Barbier (1882-1932) :: Lady in baroque costume with a light green turban and parasol. Original watercolor pen drawing over pencil, signed, ca. 1920. The drawing shows a lady of advanced age, her head in strict profile to the left, the body from the front. She wears an expansive light brown dress with light blue trimmings and bows. The parasol is also made to match the blue borders and bows. The light green turban with two opulent white feathers, which are held by a golden brooch with an orange-red stone, is striking. | src Bassenge Auktionen

Danseurs égyptiens (n.d.)

Georges Barbier :: Danseurs égyptiens. Encre de chine, gouache et aquarelle sur papier, signée en bas à droite. | src interencheres

«Les chansons de Bilitis», 1922

«Les chansons de Bilitis» traduit du grec par Pierre Louÿs , ill. de George Barbier, gravées sur bois par François-Louis Schmied. Pierre Corrard, Paris, 1922. | src BnF