Les Parisiennes



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This latest book on Kiraz is a large coffee table art book featuring over 250 works, most never before published. Preface by Christian Lacroix.

The contents:

- Biography (20 pages with full color photo)
- Early Work (22 pages b&w comics and cartoons)
- Gouaches (66 pages of painted cartoons from 1965 to 1999)
- Sketches (58 pages of color sketches in various media)
- Paintings (24 pages of recent works)
- Advertisements (22 pages)

From the back cover:

From his first newspaper caricatures made in Cairo during World War II to Parisian "fashion" all the way up through the present-day, step into the world of Kiraz, the creator of the famous "Parisienne".

In this beautiful book retracing the artist's nearly 70-year career, discover the evolution of his drawing techniques, his choice of colors, and the variety of his works: cartoons, big drawings in gouache, pencil sketches, paintings in oil or acrylic...

Throughout these 250 works, mostly unpublished, immerse yourself in the funny, tender and charming universe of these cheeky, impertinent, mischievous, endearing Parisiennes, still incredibly in tune with the times!

The famous cartoonist Kiraz began his career in Jours de France where he created Les Parisiennes. Even today, their adventures continue to published in Paris Match, Gala, Grazia, and Playboy. His Parisiennes are also regularly used in advertising.



Condition & Attributes

Fine issued without dust jacket in publisher's shrink wrap



Publishing Information


Physical Description

12 inches
10.5 inches
256 pages
over 250 color illustrations
pictorial boards

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