CARCO, Francis [text by]
Inscribed by Vertes on half-title page
Antheneum Publishing Company, Inc.
In publisher's marbled slipcase
14" x 10 1/2"
Marcel Vertès (born Marcell Vértes, 10 August 1895 31 October 1961) was a French costume designer and illustrator of Hungarian-Jewish origins. He won two Academy Awards (Best Art Direction and Best Costume Design) for his work on the 1952 film Moulin Rouge. Vertès is also responsible for the original murals in the Café Carlyle in the Carlyle Hotel in New York City, New York and for those in the Peacock Alley in the Waldorf Astoria Hotel in New York.