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The advertising poster collection brings together original posters promoting products and services. The most popular showcase wines, champagnes, spirits, cars, cycling, ski, golf, tennis, tobacco, foods including popular oils, biscuits, medicine, chocolate, sugar, fish or watches. They flourished in a time of growing mass consumption and often even covered industrial products such as fertilisers and pesticides. The standard size for these posters was often much larger than for tourism posters and were often very creative in communicating the benefits and appeal of the product. For 70 years, illustrators revolutionised the way that products were sold, a change that went well beyond the poster. In the 1890s, Jules Chéret pioneered the illustrated poster advert and originated many of the conventions that characterise the medium. His ‘’Chaix” studio was revered around the world. Sixty years later, Savignac conceptualised advertising and Bernard Villemot was borrowing from Henri Matisse and Georges Braque. It was a trade that was in a constant state of renewal and reinvention and the many artists and illustrators commissioned were paid enough to be able to live off their work: Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Victor Mignot, A. Rassenfosse, Misti, Marcellin Auzolle, Donelli, Pierre Simmar, Marcel Bloch, Ludwig Hohlwein, Celos, Grün, Georges Gaudy, Noël Dorville, Spallanzani, J. Jacquelin, Charles Loupot, Marcelo Nizzoli, René Vincent, Jacquemin, Mark Fernand Severin, Giuseppe Ricobaldi, Jack Le Breton, Alfred Cardinaux, R. de Valerio, Sterne Stevens, Gerold, Roger Pérot, Maurice Barbey, Hans Liska, David Dellepianne, Béligond, Alphonse Mucha, Leonetto Cappiello, Cassandre, Géo Ham, Paul Colin, Edward Hopper, Hervé Morvan, Achille Mauzan, Jean d’Ylen. Other industries soon cottoned on and started also using posters to advertise. These included insurance, electricity and oil companies as well as the armed forces to drive recruitment.

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Vintage advertising poster - R.P - 1920 - Pour le retour souscrivez - 44,9 by 31,9 inches
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Vintage poster by R. P - Pour le retour souscrivez - Algeria...

Original vintage poster realised by R.P in 1920, Pour le retour souscrivez - Emprunt National - Crédit Foncier d'Algérie et de Tunisie

Printed by : Devambez Imprimerie Paris

Type of print : Lithographie

Size : 44,9 x 31,9 inches

Linen backed

Condition B+

Price €1,500.00
Vintage advertising poster - Leonetto Cappiello - 1911 - Le Cacao Poulain - 62,6 by 47,4 inches
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Vintage advertising poster by Leonetto Cappiello 1911 - Le Cacao...

Original vintage advertising poster realised by Leonetto Cappiello in 1911, Le Cacao Poulain inonde le monde

Printed by : Vercasson, Paris

Type of print : Lithographie

Size : 62,6 x 47,4 inches

Linen backed

Condition B+ (margins restauration)

Price €4,000.00
Vintage advertising poster - Leonetto Cappiello - 1905 - Fleurs des neiges - Biscuits Pernot - 59.2 by 38.8 inches
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Vintage advertising poster by Leonetto Cappiello 1905 - Fleurs des...

Original vintage advertising poster realised by Leonetto Cappiello in 1905, Fleurs des neiges - Biscuits Pernot

Printed by : Vercasson & Cie

Type of print : Lithographie

Size : 59.2 x 38.8 inches

Linen backed

Condition B+ but all margins restored

Price €6,000.00
Vintage advertising poster - Bernard Villemot - 1988 - Eugénie les Bains - la cure impériale - 27.8 by 19.3 inches
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Vintage advertising poster by Bernard Villemot 1988 - Eugénie les...

Original vintage advertising poster realised by Bernard Villemot in 1988, Eugénie les Bains - la cure impériale - sur papier velin

Printed by : Imp. L'Affiche Européenne

Type of print : Lithographie

Size : 27.8 x 19.3 inches

Linen backed

Condition B+

Price €1,200.00
Vintage poster - Fabrique De Pellerin Image D'Épinal - Circa 1900 - Donnera-T-On Quelque Chose À Crédit ? - 24.6 by 16.1 inches
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Vintage poster by Fabrique De Pellerin Image D'Épinal Circa 1900 -...

Original vintage advertising poster realised by Fabrique De Pellerin Image D'Épinal in Circa 1900, Donnera-T-On Quelque Chose À Crédit ?

Printed by : Fabrique De Pellerin Image D'Épinal

Type of print : Lithographie

Size : 24.6 x 16.1 inches

Linen backed

Condition B+

Price €250.00
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