The definitive biography in English of one of the most original and influential creators of twentieth century fashion, Mariano Fortuny.
The life and work of Mariano Fortuny
Author: Guillermo de Osma
Paperback: 224 pages
Front cover: A silk velvet medieval-style dress gilt-stencilled, the open sides and sleeves inset with pleated silk linked with silk cord and painted Venetian glass beads. (from the collection of Liselotte Höhs; photograph by Eduardo Momeñe.)
Back cover: Lauren Hutton in an ivory Delphos with tunic, and a velvet cape. ( Countess Elsie Lee Gozzi, Venice; photograph by Barry Lategan.)