Original Hilary Knight Vanity Fair Watercolor Illustration

  • Hilary Knight Original Vanity Fair Watercolor Illustration.

Hilary Knight Original Vanity Fair Watercolor Illustration.


Item Number: 95327

Rare original watercolor fashion illustration by American artist Hilary Knight for Vanity Fair. Knight was flown to Paris by Vanity Fair in 2006 to attend Paris Fashion Week, where he illustrated models from Armani, Dior, Givenchy, Christian Lacroix and Riccardo Tischi. The present illustration features three models in black Givenchy gowns by Riccardo Tischi and Sophia at Armani behind a model in a silver dress. In fine condition. Double matted and framed. The entire piece measures 22 inches by 17 inches.

American writer and artist Hilary Knight illustrated more that 50 books and authored nine. He became best known as the illustrator for Kay Thompson's Eloise series and also created original artwork for a variety of clients including greeting cards, fashion advertisements, record albums and posters for Broadway musicals. Early in his career, Knight painted murals in private homes and entered the field of magazine illustration starting with Mademoiselle in 1952, followed by House & Garden, Gourmet, McCalls, and Woman's Home Companion among others.

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