Bénédictus Unisex Sweatshirt

78.0081.00

Bénédictus Unisex Sweatshirt, an artistic design finished with a cotton-feel face and soft brushed fleece, belonging to an unique and limited edition of 50. A tribute to the French art deco painter Édouard Bénédictus. 100% Recycled Packaging & Ethically Sourced Materials. 2022.

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The Bénédictus Unisex Sweatshirt is precision-cut and hand-sewn to achieve the best possible look and bring out the intricate design. What’s more, the durable fabric with a cotton-feel face and soft brushed fleece inside means that this sweatshirt is bound to become your favorite for a long time.

• 70% polyester, 27% cotton, 3% elastane
• Fabric weight: 8.85 oz/yd² (300 g/m²), weight may vary by 2%
• Soft cotton-feel face
• Brushed fleece fabric inside
• Unisex fit
• Overlock seams
• Estimated delivery: 15-30 business days

 

GUIDE SIZES (Centimeters) A B C
XS 51 66 56
S 53 67.5 57.5
M 55 69 59
L 59 70.5 60.5
XL 63 72 61
2XL 67 73.5 61.5
3XL 71 75 62

A Chest: Place the end of the tape measure on the fullest part of your chest and run it across your back (under your armpits, over your shoulder blades) until you go around and come to the starting point.

B Waist: Pass the tape measure around the narrowest part of your waist and measure the diameter.

C Hips: Place the end of the tape measure on your hip and run it across the fullest part of your hips, measuring its diameter.

GUIDE SIZES (Inches) A B C
XS 20 ⅛ 26 22
S 20 ⅞ 26 ⅝ 22 ⅝
M 21 ⅝ 27 ⅛ 23 ¼
L 23 ¼ 27 ¾ 23 ⅞
XL 24 ¾ 28 ⅜ 24
2XL 26 ⅜ 29 24 ¼
3XL 28 29 ½ 24 ⅜

 

Edouard Benedictus, artist, designer, composer, and chemist was born in Paris, France on June 29, 1878. Limited information is found on the chronology of his life and nothing is found on his education, but it is known that he was a talented artist and important inventor. It appears he came from an artistically inclined family, with the pianist Louis Benedictus (1850 – 1921) being his older brother. In his lifetime he was deemed a Knight of the Legion of Honor and an Officer of the Legion of Honor by the French Government. Two factions of interest center on Benedictus: his work in artistic design, and his invention of shatter-proof glass. Of the later, he came across his invention by accident in 1903. The second interest in the work of Benedictus focuses on his graphic art and design. Already a popular designer and critic of the Art Nouveau era, he found his stride with the advent of Art Deco, designing color palettes and geometric floral motifs that earned him commissions from leading European design firms. He was invited to participate as a representative of Art Deco textile design in the Pavillion de l’Ambassade Francaise at the important 1925 Exposition des Arts Decoratifs in Paris. His work had a profound influence on international fashions in clothing, home furnishings, graphic design, and decorative objects, and is held in the collections of such establishments as the Musee d’Orsay, Musee National des Beaux-Arts du Quebec, the Library of Congress, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the Minneapolis Museum of Art.

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