Lecture 1: The Livre d'Art of the 1920s

1.1. Plate by a student of Eugène Grasset depicting a mosaic bookbinding, in Grasset's La plante et ses applications ornementales (Paris: Librairie Centrale des Beaux-Arts, 1896-98), first series, plate 66. Reproduced from Charles Rahn Fry's copy, now in the Charles Rahn Fry Pochoir Collection, Princeton University Library.
1.2. Eugène Alain Séguy, floral plate, in his Floréal: dessins & coloris nouveaux (Paris: Calavas, 1914), plate 17. Reproduced from Charles Rahn Fry's copy, now in the Charles Rahn Fry Pochoir Collection, Princeton University Library.
1.3. Jean Saudé, plate showing four patterns, in Édouard Bénédictus, Variations: quatre-vingt-six motifs décoratifs en vingt planches (Paris: Lévy, 1923), plate 19. Reproduced from Charles Rahn Fry's copy, now in the Charles Rahn Fry Pochoir Collection, Princeton University Library.
1.4. Paul Iribe, plate depicting Poiret gowns, in his Les robes de Paul Poiret (Paris: Poiret, 1908). Reproduced by permission of The Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
1.5. Georges Lepape, plate depicting a turban, in his Les choses de Paul Poiret vues par Georges Lepape (Paris: Maquet, 1911). Reproduced from Charles Rahn Fry's copy, now in the Charles Rahn Fry Pochoir Collection, Princeton University Library.
1.6. Georges Lepape, "Le jaloux: robe du soir de Paul Poiret," in La gazette du bon ton, 1.6 (April 1913), plate 9.
1.7. André-Édouard Marty, vignettes of the Ballets Russes Boris Gudonov, in La gazette du bon ton, June 1913, pp. 246 247. Reproduced from Charles Rahn Fry's copy, now in the Charles Rahn Fry Pochoir Collection, Princeton University Library.
1.8. George Barbier, "L'Ilot," in Modes et manières d'aujourd'hui, 3 (Paris: Maquet, 1914), plate 7. Reproduced from Charles Rahn Fry's copy, now in the Charles Rahn Fry Pochoir Collection, Princeton University Library.
1.9. George Barbier, plate depicting Nijinsky in Sheherazade and Le spectre de la rose, in his Designs on the Dances of Vaslav Nijinsky, translated by C. W. Beaumont and with a foreword by Francis de Miomandre (London: Beaumont, 1913). (Originally published as Dessins sur les danses de Vaslav Nijinsky [Paris: La Belle Édition, 1913].)
1.10. George Barbier, plate depicting Tamara Karsavina in Le spectre de la rose, in Jean-Louis Vaudoyer and George Barbier, Album dédié á Tamar Karsavina (Paris: Pierre Corrard, 1914). Reproduced from Charles Rahn Fry's copy, now in the Charles Rahn Fry Pochoir Collection, Princeton University Library.
1.11. Umberto Brunelleschi, "Arlequin," in Gérard d'Houville and Umberto Brunelleschi, Les masques et les personnages de la comédie italienne (Paris: Journal des Dames et des Modes, 1914). Reproduced from Charles Rahn Fry's copy, now in the Charles Rahn Fry Pochoir Collection, Princeton University Library.
1.12. Charles Martin, "La balançoire," in Erik Satie and Charles Martin, Sports et divertissements (Paris: Vogel, 1914). Columbia University Library. Reproduced by permission of the Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University.
1.13. Jean Émile Laboureur, "Le docker noir," in his Types de l'armée américaine en France, with text by A. S. C. and printed by Francis Bernouard (Paris: La Belle Édition, 1918), plate 7. Reproduced by permission of The Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
1.14. George Barbier, "En avant!", in his La guirlande des mois, 1 (Paris: Jules Meynial, 1916), opposite p. 40. Reproduced from Charles Rahn Fry's copy, now in the Charles Rahn Fry Pochoir Collection, Princeton University Library.
1.15. Robert Bonfils, plate depicting Clara d'Ellebeuse in her hat at the window, in Francis Jammes, Clara d'Ellebeuse (Paris: Mercure de France, 1912), p. 11. Reproduced by permission of The Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
1.16. Robert Bonfils, headpiece vignette for chapter 1 depicting a visit to Madame de Blionne, in Henri de Régnier, Les rencontres de monsieur de Bréot (Paris: René Kieffer, 1919), p. 1. Reproduced by permission of The Pierpont Morgan Library, New York, Bequest of Gordon N. Ray, 1987.
1.17. Robert Bonfils, "La promenade," in his Divertissements des princesses qui s'ennuient (Paris: Lutetia, 1918), plate 1. Reproduced from Charles Rahn Fry's copy, now in the Charles Rahn Fry Pochoir Collection, Princeton University Library.
1.18. Robert Bonfils, "En écoutant Satie," in Modes et manières d'aujourd'hui: 9e année, 1920 (Paris: Jules Meynial, [1922]), plate 11. Reproduced from Charles Rahn Fry's copy, now in the Charles Rahn Fry Pochoir Collection, Princeton University Library.