Editions Transatlantique. French Line by COLIN, Paul

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Editions Transatlantique. French Line

Paris: Imprimerie S. A. Courbet. Poster featuring the famous 'Normandie' liner. This was produced (circa 1950) in response to the advancing popularity of airlines for transcontinental travel. The image of the ship emphasizes stability, safety, comfort, style and luxury. A beautiful ocean liner as indicated by the enormous proportions of the ship. Featuring the French national colours, and the liner's huge, imposing bow dominates this striking image. 1000 x 610 mm (39¼ x 24 inches). The poster is signed in the plate on the lower right.

Paul Colin (1892 - 1985) was one of France's greatest poster artists. Famous for his 1925 poster for the Revue Nègre, which helped launch the career of Josephine Baker (who also became his mistress). Colin is considered a master of modern school or poster art, and created more than 1400 posters, many theatrical sets and also costume designs. Affiche représentant le célèbre paquebot 'Normandie'. Cela a été produit (vers 1950) en réponse à la popularité croissante des compagnies aériennes pour les voyages transcontinentaux. L'image du navire met l'accent sur la stabilité, la sécurité, le confort, le style et le luxe. Un beau paquebot comme l'indiquent les proportions énormes du navire. Présentant les couleurs nationales françaises, et l'énorme et imposante proue du paquebot domine cette image saisissante. 1000 x 610 mm (39¼ x 24 pouces). L'affiche est signée dans la planche en bas à droite.

Paul Colin (1892 - 1985) était l'un des plus grands affichistes français. Célèbre pour son affiche de 1925 pour la Revue Nègre, qui a permis de lancer la carrière de Joséphine Baker (devenue aussi sa maîtresse). Colin est considéré comme un maître de l'école moderne ou de l'art de l'affiche, et a créé plus de 1400 affiches, de nombreux décors de théâtre et aussi des conceptions de costumes.

Book ID: 2986
Category: prints & posters
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