Scandale Marie Stuart

This 1948 ad was illustrated by Jean Facon-Marrec for lingerie label Scandale. In it is depicted Mary Stuart, who was for a time in the mid-sixteenth century the queen consort of France, before becoming queen of Scotland. Text in a Roman-style typeface behind her tells the viewer ‘my fabulous jewels and finery are the world’s richest’. The modern woman, depicted in simple black outlines in the bottom right, responds with ‘but I have a Scandale gaine’. Thus the contemporary woman’s style is shown to rival the great opulence of Marie Stuart.

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This original print was published in a periodical from 1948.

We do not sell reproductions. Your art comes with a certificate of authenticity.

This original print was published in a periodical from 1948.

Your art comes with a certificate of authenticity.

Details

Year

1948

Illustrator

Jean Facon-Marrec

Type

Framed advert

Size

24.5 × 31.5cm | 9"44 x 12"2

Item #

273

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Frame Specifications

Size: 32.7 × 42.7cm or 12.87″ x 16.81″

Frame material: anodised aluminium

Color: black

Glass: “float”

At VAA we deploy modern technology to preserve these antique illustrations. The uniquely hard-wearing frames we use are designed in Switzerland; their durability results from the process of anodising. Anodising is a surface treatment which protects and decorates aluminium using an anodic oxidation process. As a result of this, these frames are especially resistant to corrosion and heat, protecting this vintage art from wear and tear.
We frame each illustration ourselves in our workshop in Lausanne, Switzerland. The float glass we use is crystal clear with a very flat surface and carefully polished edges. The frames are 32.7 × 42.7cm (12.87″ x 16.81″). The result? We present you with a period illustration- a genuine antique- enclosed by a frame of the highest quality. In this way, we like to think we’re bringing modern technology and antique artistry together.

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