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December 5, 2015

48 Extraordinary Vogue Covers Illustrated by Georges Lepape from between the 1910s and 1930s

Georges Lepape is a French illustrator, who was born in Paris in 1887; he studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris, and he soon entered the world of art.

In 1911 he created the book entitled Les Choses de Paul Poiret, by illustrating the maison’s collection. His illustrations show some thin and long-limbed feminine silhouettes, whose head are wrapped into turbans. During that time, he started collaborating with La Gazette du bon ton. Georges Lepape created many sketches for some important houses of fashion, such as Lanvin, Worth and Doucet, and he created the cover pages of Harper’s Bazaar, Vanity Fair and the first British edition of Vogue; he also worked for many years with the American edition of Condé Nast.

Here, we selected 48 extraordinary Vogue covers illustrated by Georges Lepape from between the late 1910s and early 1930s.

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June 1918

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November 1922

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August 1926

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November 1927

January 1928

May 1928

October 1928

November 1928

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November 1930

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January 1932

August 1932

February 1933

March 1933

October 1933


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