Rene Gruau (1909 – 2004, Italian) “Woman in a Black Hat with Rose” aka The Black Hat (circa 1970.) Hand signed and numbered (221/300) limited edition lithograph measuring approximately 34 x 26 inches. The image depicts a glamorous woman in an oversized black hat with a red rose, wearing black gloves and holding a strand of pearls. Fashion illustrator and designer, Rene Gruau is known for creating artwork that is timeless with enduring style. He was a favorite in the world of haute couture.