Femina was a French fashion magazine, first publish by Pierre Lafitte in February of 1901. Geared towards the female readership of the bourgeoisie, its contents explored female celebrities of the era, high fashion, and leisure activities (with and emphasis on sports). Lafitte envisioned a magazine representing luxury, trends, everyday life, and family. It was the forerunner of "people" magazines, lifestyle and fashion guides for the affluent woman. It was published irregularly until it was discontinued in 1954.
This cover was illustrated by French artist Leon Benigni. Artist signature is in the print in the lower left-hand corner of the cover. The cover is in very good condition with some handling wear around the edges.
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