Sunday, January 16, 2011

French Posters: What's In Stock

Still Life has teamed up with an incredible French poster restorer, Sei Petersen. Sei looks for unique subjects, particular illustrators, small pressings; all posters are vintage originals and conservation mounted onto linen.
Here is what is in stock:

Just In:


Environs de Valognes Val de Saire, 1927
The town of Valognes, Valley of Saire, was, until the French Revolution, a provincial social resort for the aristocracy, nicknamed the Versailles of Normandy. This is a beautiful travel by rail poster.
Measures 41" x 29 3/4"

Stobbia, 1950
O. Savelli
Beautiful Advertising for Italian company, for honey candy. Mint condition, colors amazing.
measures 39" x 28"

Leonetto Cappiello was born 9. April 1875 in Livorno, Italy  – 2. February 1942 in Cannes, France ) was an Italian poster art designer who lived in Paris. He is now often called 'the father of modern advertising' because of his innovation in poster design.
Cognac Pellisson : 1907, 47" x 32" RARE! 

Leonetto Cappiello
Le Thermogene: 1930, Belle Epoque style
Original, mounted on linen, mint condition
47" x 31 1/2"

 Ile de France
Original Rail Poster for French National Railways,
A. Hambourg, 1909-1999, a prolific French late Impressionist/Modernist painter
24.5 x 39.2 inches (62 x 100 cm) 1958

La Ville Musee Rouen 
Pierre Commarmond,  A famous French illustrator.
Original Rail Poster for French National Railways for travel to Rouen,
advertising the giant city clock and city museum. Very Rare with beautiful wine colored background.
41" x 29 1/2"

Normandie & Bretagne
Constant Duval, 1877-1956
This Vintage French travel poster is an advertisement for the State Railways to the regions of Normandy and Brittany. Featured are the remains of Chateau-Gaillard, the fortress built by Richard I of England, feudal Duke of Normandy, better known as Richard the Lionheart. Chateau-Gaillard is located in Les Andelys on the Seine. Rare!
41 1/2" x 29 1/2"


By Rail and Sea from Paris to Brighton or London, 1904
Arsene Naulez

This Vintage French travel poster advertises trips by rail and sea from Paris to Brighton or London. Brighton is in the East Sussex on the south coast of Great Britain, it emerged as a health resort featuring sea bathing during the 18th century and became a destination for day-trippers after the arrival of the railway in 1841. Naulez has chosen to illustrate a young flower-seller on the north bank of the Thames in London with the House of Parliament and Big Ben in the background.

This is a very Rare Mint Poster!
39" x 27"

Chemins de fer du Nord

This vintage French travel poster was anonymously designed in 1900 and printed by Dreule G and Co. It features an elegant Parisian woman accompanied by a child dressed in a sailor suit holding a shrimp net. The poster promotes the town of Ault-Onival and the chalk cliffs of Ault and the beach of Onival in northern France on the English Channel. Listed are local attractions such as a casino, theater and horses.  

  51 1/2" x 37 1/2"















Theatre Natl. de L'Opera Bal DirectoireMardi 11 Dec 1923

Maurice Neumont

 Maurice–Louis Henri Neumont, 1868-1930, was a lithographer,
 painter and Cornet member from 1904 to 1930. 
Neumont began his artistic endeavors at a very young age.
Neumont was the most prolific contributor to the Cornet Society menu collection, illustrating 56 menus
between 1904 and 1929, approximately 15% of the collection. 
Neumont was no stranger to accolades; his special achievement award list 
includes a gold medal for engraving at the School of Fine Arts (Ecole des Beaux-Arts), Liege and Brussels
However, he is remembered most as a member of the “Patriotic School,”
a group of artists whose propaganda posters helped mobilize the French nation in its fight against Germany 
in World War I.  
Association generale des etudiants de paris. reconnue d' utilite publique, le 25 juin 1891

Very Rare! Mint! 62" x 47"













Favor Cycles & Motos 

By Pruniere, Circa 1930. A symmetrical shaped design for an authentic vintage poster. The draftsmanship and composition of the image gives us a fine sense of the product. Favor was a most widely recognized cycle company.

 19.5 x 19.5, we have archival framed this poster, measures 29" x 29"


Raymond Savignac Armagnac Ryst, 1943 23 1/2" x 17 1/2" , Rare!



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