Lot 445: St. Raphael. 1954
30 October 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: CHARLES LOUPOT (1892-1962) Size: 23 1/2 x 26 1/8 in./59.5 x 66.5 cm Affiches Gaillard, Paris Since his first design for the company in the 1930s, Loupot had been refining and modernizing his interpretation of the brand's signature waiters, taking them from the world of Art Nouveau into that of Art Deco and beyond. Here, in what is considered to be his final poster for St. Raphael, the figures are reduced to mere geometric shapes, the brand's name barely decipherable amidst the graphic chaos. (alcohol)
Condition Report: A-/ Unobtrusive folds.
Dimensions: 23 1/2 x 26 1/8 in./59.5 x 66.5 cm
Artist or Maker: CHARLES LOUPOT (1892-1962)