Timeline

1909
Born: Rimini, Italy
1924
Settled in Paris
1935–1939
Worked with Femina, Marie-Claire, L'Officiel, Figaro, and other magazines
1947
Drew Miss Dior advertisement for Christian Dior
1948
Left for the United States to work for Harper's Bazaar and Vogue before becoming artist for Flair
1949
Devoted his time to advertising: Rouge Baiser, Lido, Moulin Rouge, Bemberg, Blizzard
1946–1984
Designed covers for International Textiles
2004
Died: Rome, Italy

Exhibitions

2010–2011
Dior Illustrated: René Gruau and the Line of Beauty , Embankment Galleries, Somerset House, London, England
2010
René Gruau (1909-2004): Cover Art, International Textiles Magazine, Fashion Illustration Gallery, London, England