Couture: Fashion Design Studies from the late 1930s and early 1940s


November 30th - December 31st, 2021

Richard Norton Gallery presents a collection of fashion design studies that date from the late 1930s through the early 1940s.

  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Untitled (Silhouette in Blue), ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/4 inches
    #17811
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Design for Women’s Evening Gown, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17890
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Women’s Black Coat, Blum’s Vogue, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17899
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Evening Wear, Carson, Pirie, Scott & Co., ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17897
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Design for Women’s Evening Wear, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17893
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Evening Wear, Lilly Daché, Marshall Field & Co., ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17898
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Women’s Black Dress, Saks Fifth Avenue, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17872
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Design for Women’s Hat & Coat, Saks Fifth Avenue, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17895
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Women’s Hat & Coat, Marshall Field & Co., ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17896
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Black Wool Evening Coat, Hattie Carnegie, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17892
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Lucien Lelong,“Tailspin” Perfume, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17885
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Velvet Hostess Gown, Marshall Field & Co., ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17876
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Women’s Coat, Hat & Muff, Marshall Field & Co., ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17894
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Designs for Women’s Hat, Suit and Coat, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/4 inches
    #17832
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Personal Choice of Gertrude Lawrence, Star of Lady in the Dark, ca, 1941
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17879
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Women’s Hat & Stole, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17860
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Women’s Yellow Dress and Veiled Hat , ca. 1940s
    Ink, watercolor, and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/4 inches
    #17836
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Women’s Evening Dress, Marshall Field & Co., ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17871
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Women’s Coat and Hat Design, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17844
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Women’s Suit, Hat and Purse , ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/4 inches
    #17850
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Untitled (Woman Reading)
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17857
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Women’s Coat, Hat, Suit and Shoes, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/4 inches
    #17839
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Women’s Suit Designs, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/4 inches
    #17888
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Designs for Women’s Active Wear, Hattie Carnegie, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17954
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Women’s Coat, Dress, Hat and Shoe Designs, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/4 inches
    #17841
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Women’s Coat, Hat, Shoe and Purse, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/4 inches
    #17849
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Women’s Coat, Hat, Shoe and Purse Designs
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/4 inches
    #17848
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Women’s Coat and Hat Design, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/4 inches
    #17847
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Hattie Carnegie Designs, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17878
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Design for Evening Gown, Saks Fifth Avenue, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17926
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Women’s Skirt Design, Mabel Mellvin Downs, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17919
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Women’s Blue Wool Coat, Marshall Field & Co., ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17859
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Women’s Lounge Wear Designs, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/4 inches
    #17842
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Women’s Suit, Hat and Shoes, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/4 inches
    #17810
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Design for Women’s Suit, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17870
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Day Dress & Beach Wear, Hattie Carnegie, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17950
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Women’s Beach Wear, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17869
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Strawberry on White Jersey, Hattie Carnegie, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17979
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Design for Women’s Lounge Wear, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17867
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Design for Women’s Ski Attire, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/4 inches
    #17834
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Prince Matchabelli Perfume, Lord & Taylor, NY, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17883
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Design for Women’s Western Wear, Hattie Carnegie, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17942
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Women’s Coat and Hat Design, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/4 inches
    #17846
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Design for Women’s Hat & Gloves, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17865
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Women’s Dress Design, Stanley Korshak, ca. 1938
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17880
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Design for Women’s Evening Wear, ca. 1940s
    Pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17902
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Design for Women’s Winter Coat, ca. 1940s
    Pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17912
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    White Ermine Wrap, Marshall Field & Co.
    Pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17910
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Women’s Dress, Molyneaux Design, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17858
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Design for Women’s Shoes (Marshall Field & Company: Calfskin Calling)
    Pencil on paper
    12 x 9 inches
    #17827
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  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Designs for Women’s Shoes and Purse
    Pencil on paper
    11 1/2 x 8 3/4 inches
    #17833
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Schiaparelli Perfume, Carson Pirie Scott & Co., ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17881
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Advertisement Design (Revlon’s Rosy Future Enamel), ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17808
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Advertisement Design (Elizabeth Arden, Victory Red: A New Lipstick)
    Watercolor, ink and pencil on paper
    10 3/4 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17813
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Jewelry Designs, ca. 1940s
    Pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17959
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Jewelry Designs, ca. 1940s
    Pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/2 inches
    #17922
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Marshall Field & Company, Women’s Hat Designs, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/4 inches
    #17843
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Women’s Hat and Muff Design, Lilly Daché, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor and pencil on paper
    11 x 8 1/4 inches
    #17829
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Women’s Red Hat (Madame Suzy, Paris), ca. 1940s
    Watercolor, pencil and collage on paper
    11 x 8 1/4 inches
    #17823
  • Vintage Couture Fashion Design
    American, b. 20th Century
    Women’s Hat Design by Lilly Dache, ca. 1940s
    Watercolor on red toned paper
    11 x 8 1/4 inches
    #17824

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