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Dan Arje papers ➔ Bonwit Teller Window Display Featuring Women's Fall Ensemble by Monte-Sano & Pruzan Set Up as Tribute to Vincent Van Gogh

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Related people/organizations

Bonwit Teller & Co (commissioner)
Virginia Roehl (photographer)
Monte-Sano & Pruzan (designer)
Dan Arje (compiler)


September 11 1956

Work Type

photographic prints


8 in (width) x 10 in (height)


Bonwit Teller window display featuring a fall women's ensemble  by Monte-Sano & Pruzan. The mannequin is standing in front of a table setting with a vase of sunflowers on it. The window display is also advertising the MGM film entitled "Lust for Life", which is about the life of artist Vincent Van Gogh, thus the sunflowers act as a tribute to his paintings. The mannequin is wearing a jacket and skirt set, a cap, heeled shoes and is holding a fur wrap which trails on the floor. A banner at the bottom of the display reads "Premiere of Fall Fashions... the designer cut by Monte Sano and Pruzan... Suit Salon Fourth Floor... Premiere of M.G.M.'s "Lust for Life" the story of Vincent Van Gogh…"


Fifth Avenue/ September 11th, 1956, 1151A Virginia Roehl/ Bonwit Teller


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