News from Galerie Montmartre

24 Jul, 2014

IT MIGHT BE COLD OUTSIDE - BUT IT'S ALL SUNSHINE AND RAINBOWS HERE AT THE GALERIE!

 All prices are in Australian dollars 
SuedeSuede
Louis Laisse
c. 1940
62 x 98 cm
A fabulously detailed poster for Suède - Sweden “un des pays Scandinaves” - one of the Scandinavian countries. The small illustrations do indeed prove it is “pays de couleurs et contrastes” - a country of colours and contrasts.
Wagons-LitsWagons-Lits
Guy Georget
c. 1950
64 x 99 cm
“Voyage un Wagons-Lits” - Travel in a sleeping carriage! Complete with scarf and hat, this stylish couple are all set to be whisked away across Europe in the newest mode of 1950s travel - the overnight car. Bon voyage!
Le Mont-DoreLe Mont-Dore
Jean Even
1938
65 x 100 cm
Winter sport in Mont-Dore looks pretty appealing - especially with a smiley snowman to keep you company. In the Auvergne area, the mountain is a popular skiing destination, especially “Puy de Sancy” - Mount of the Cross - which at 1886 m is the highest peak in central France.
Jeunesse Au Plein Air MountaineerJeunesse Au Plein Air Mountaineer
Herve Morvan
1951
116 x 156 cm
An initiative established in 1938, Jeunesse Au Plein Air (youth outdoors) still today promotes the importance of leisure and outdoor recreation for children. Who needs snow capped mountains when you could climb a giant sunflower?!
Jeunesse Au Plein Air Duck SOLDJeunesse Au Plein Air Duck SOLD
Herve Morvan
1951
116 x 155 cm
An initiative established in 1938, Jeunesse Au Plein Air (youth outdoors) still today promotes the importance of leisure and outdoor recreation for children. What could be more fun than swimming, picking flowers and hitching a ride on a duck?! SOLD
TelefunkenTelefunken
Jacques Nathan-Garamond
c. 1965
114 x 154 cm
The artist Nathan-Garamond was one of the founding members of the Alliance Graphique Internationale in 1951. For many famous French and international companies he designed trademarks, packaging, illustration, posters and corporate identity programs.
DOP ShampooDOP Shampoo
Maurice Van Moppes
c. 1950
117 x 158 cm
DOP shampoo, for papa, maman et bebe. Use it “Une fois par semaine” - once a week! Perhaps a little more often wouldn’t be a bad idea....?!
Christofle - Liste de mariageChristofle - Liste de mariage
Bernard Villemot
1982
118 x 150 cm
Christofle is a manufacturer of fine silver flatware and home accessories, based in France since 1830. This eye catching poster by the wonderful Villemot shows his signature long-lashed beauty to advertise Christofle's "liste de mariage" - bridal registry.
Buta-Therm’xButa-Therm’x
Herve Morvan
1960
116 x 159 cm
Buta heaters make you feel just like you're in the tropics - safari hat and all. Not sure what happened to his safari suit?!. During the 50's and 60's a large proportion of poster production was used to advertise the latest wizz bang appliances.