This 1950s ink and gouache fashion illustration of a woman in a sleek formal black dress is by Frederick Gibson Bayh (1917-2007). Bayh frequently used silks and brocades selected from Gump's famous collection of Asian art treasures. Bayh designed with a dramatic sense of Hollywood glamour for clients such as Dinah Shore, Lily Pons, and Anne Baxter . Some of his original garments can be found in fashion museums around the world. Bayh often attached a fabric swatch to his designs.
1950s Gouache & Ink on Paper 11"x15" unframed
Signed lower right.
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