Archive for the 'LeDoux' Category

12 Jan

Trois Mousquetaires & LEDOUX

Toward the end of his life, LeDoux worked on the Trois Mousquetaires carre for Hermes. Thirty years earlier, he illustrated Alexandre Dumas’s classic tale in a handsome three volume set. One has just showed up on eBay and the seller has graciously provided many pictures too. Price is 140 Euros. I dont have the Hermes […]

02 Jan

Armeria (1966)

Artist: Philippe LeDoux Year: 1966 “Armeria ” is the Spanish word for armory. The quotation at the center roughly translates to: “Ipolipe has diligence that through virtue surely puts him among the best people of the ages. (Such as) Thesius with his grace and resolve Hercules who opposes the acts of tyrants Who have in […]

28 Dec

Trois Mousquetaires (1980)

Related posts: Trois Mousquetaires & LEDOUX Les Amazones (Promotion) La Promenade de Longchamps (1965) Sportsmen (1973) Scherazade

27 Dec

Les Amazones (Promotion)

Artists: Philippe LeDoux & Vladimir Rybaltchenko Year: 1970s, 1980 Carre in promotion for Amazone fragrance. Hermes also produced a gavroche designed by Hilton McConnico when Amazone was introduced in 1974. Amazone is the French term for a side-saddle horseback rider, generally women.Check out Amazones (1968 ) by Faconnet and Les Amazones (1976) by Philippe Dumas […]

23 Dec

Les Merveilles de la Vapeur (1959)

Artist: Philippe LeDoux Year: 1959 (source is French Elle) Reissue: 1986 Literature: see 1986 scarfbook Related posts: French Elle article (2007) La Promenade de Longchamps (1965) Les Amazones (Promotion) India (1986) Trois Mousquetaires (1980)