ORIGINAL VINTAGE PHILIPS LIGHTBULB POSTER BY GEORGET C1960 MIDCENTURY MOD(254 views)
Description: Philips - Teacher and Pupils is a c.1960 French advertisement for Philips by Guy Georget (1911-1992). The artwork depicts a school scene of lightbulb headed children receiving their lesson from the teacher. The blackboard reads "Philips lamp is safer and not more expensive". A child shows his notes to the teacher that reads, "10 Watts Minimum". Philips was based in the Netherlands, but is especially known in the graphic world for commissioning many noteworthy and eye catching horizontal designs in the period from 1955- 1970. Guy Georget first entered the poster advertising world in the late 1940's. His first artworks for travel posters exhibited a clear Picasso/Matisse influence. In 1960, Georget designed the logo for La Poste, the French national postal service. This is an Original Vintage Poster. It is not a reproduction. This poster is conservation mounted, linen backed and in excellent condition. We guarantee the authenticity of all of our posters.
Dimensions: 63 x 46.25 inches
Artist or Maker: GEORGET