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Cristóbal Balenciaga Portrait

Cristóbal Balenciaga Portrait

Cristóbal Balenciaga

2019

Gouache and ink on paper

7 x 10 inches plus frame

 

What migrant got his start in fashion as a teenager when he replicated from memory a gown worn by a marchioness, who just happened to spend her summers at the small fishing town where he was born?

CRISTOBAL BALENCIAGA
Fashion designer
Getaria, Spain - Paris, France

#Migrants #VidasSinFronteras #Illustration

One of a series of 50 illustrations portraying migrants who changed the world for the book for young readers entitled Vidas sin fronteras: 51 historias para derribar los muros by Yaiza Santos and Annuska Angulo (Alfaguara, 2019).

    $6,000.00 Regular Price
    $3,000.00Sale Price