1926 Print Illustration Draeger Freres Printer Cocteau - ORIGINAL

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This is an original 1926 print of three advertising illustrations by the artist Cocteau for the French printing firm of Draeger Frres.

Period Paper has obtained an unusual and scarce collection of printers' samples of vintage art and illustration advertising art from 1926. These splendid images are in very good condition and would look magnificent framed. The collection was published by The West Virginia Paper Company or Westvaco which was was established in 1888 by William Luke along the Potomac River in what is now known as Luke, Maryland. In January 2002 Westvaco merged with the Mead Corporation to form MeadWestvaco.

CONDITION

This 85+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. No aging. No creases. No tears. No water damage.

  • Product Type: Original Print; Grayscale
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9 x 12 inches; 23 x 30 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

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