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Original 1927 Vogue cover artwork sets $52,500 record at Swann Auction Galleries

This original 1927 Vogue cover artwork set a new artist record as it led Swann Auction Galleries? September 29 Illustration Art auction at $52,500. The estimate was £6,000 to $9,000. The price was one of five new auction records established during the sale. By the French artist Georges Lepape, ?Le Miroir?, as it is titled, was just one of the many cover and other designs that he created not just for Vogue, but also for Harper?s Bazaar, Vanity Fair and other leading magazines of the day.
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