Design for Bianchi Ferier, Lyon for a silk scarf
5 March 1945
Gouache, pen and ink
78cm x 76cm
Provenance: The Bianchi Ferrier archive sale at Christies
On 9 February 1945 the ‘Colmar Pocket’ was finally cleared of Germans – a process that had started in November 1944 – and the province of Alsace changed hands between France and Germany for the fourth time in 75 years. Happily in the succeeding 75 years Alsace has not changed ownership.
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