AboutA celebrated portraitist and leader in fashion illustration, René Robert Bouché (1905-1963) was a visiting lecturer at Parsons School of Design in 1947. The Kellen collection consists of 104 of Bouché's fashion illustrations, as well as a poster from a 1974 exhibition of his work at Parsons.
Related Archival Materials NoteMaterials related to the 1974 exhibition of René Bouché illustrations at Parsons School of Design may be found in the Parsons Institutional Collections (PIC) Printed materials record group, Exhibitions series. An illustration by René Bouché is present in the Kellen Design Archives' Juke Goodman collection of fashion illustrations (KA.0112). A portait of Sophie Gimbel executed by René Bouché is also owned by the Kellen Design Archives (KA.0113).