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Fashion Plate (Parisian Carriage Dress), 1819

Fashion Plate (Parisian Carriage Dress), 1819

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Fashion Plate (Parisian Carriage Dress), 1819

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This exquisite hand-coloured engraving on paper, titled "Fashion Plate (Parisian Carriage Dress), 1819" takes us back to the elegant world of early 19th-century fashion. Created by British artist John Bell, this artwork captures the essence of Parisian style during that era. The enchanting carriage dress depicted in the print showcases the empire line silhouette that was popular at the time. The gown's flounced skirt gracefully flows down, while its fitted bodice accentuates a woman's figure with timeless elegance. The vibrant blue hue adds a touch of sophistication and allure to this stunning ensemble. Accessories play an essential role in completing any fashionable look, and this dress is no exception. A plumed hat adorns the lady's head, adding height and grandeur to her appearance. A delicate handbag dangles from her arm, hinting at a refined taste for both practicality and style. As we delve into this historical masterpiece, we are transported to a different time and place - Paris in 1819. This fashion plate not only serves as a visual representation of clothing trends but also provides valuable insights into social customs and cultural heritage. Displayed proudly within Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), it stands as a testament to our fascination with history and artistry. Its presence reminds us of how fashion has evolved over centuries while still retaining elements that continue to inspire contemporary designers today. Alamy brings forth this remarkable piece for all enthusiasts who appreciate both art and fashion alike. Through their dedication to preserving historical treasures like these prints, they allow us glimpses into past eras where beauty was celebrated through intricate garments such as this Parisian carriage dress from 1819

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