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    Sabrina by Edith Head (c.1970s). Autographed Original Watercolor Painting on Watercolor Paper (12" X 17.65").
    Signed by the mistress of movie fashion, Edith Head, and painted by her longtime sketch artist, Richard Hopper, this elegant watercolor features the classy cocktail dress that started a veritable craze among the high-end clothiers of 1954. With an original design attributed to a young Hubert Givenchy, Head and her team of talent created various sketches of the simple, but exceptionally chic, little number that would become an iconic example of Audrey Hepburn's sophisticated style. Hopper's loose brushstrokes and long lines lend themselves well to the classy design, as well as Hepburn's graceful figure. This lovely watercolor still looks wonderful forty years after its creation, its only notable flaw being some mild toning in the image area. Very Fine-.


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