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1936 Print Schenley A M Cassandre Sculpture Alcohol Art Dubonnet Alcohol FZ2

1936 Print Schenley A M Cassandre Sculpture Alcohol Art Dubonnet Alcohol FZ2

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This is an original 1936 color print of Dubonnet's Little Men, which were designed and created by A. M. Cassandre at the House of Schenley. The caption writes, "The cellar caves where Schenley liquors are lovingly tasted." Photography by Aikins.

CONDITION

This 75+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Color Print; Color
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 7.25 x 5.75 inches; 18 x 15 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)

This piece was illustrated by Cassandre, A. M.. There is no visible artist signature.

A. M. Cassandre

(1901-1968) Adolphe Mouron Cassandre .

A.M. Cassandre (1901-1968) was a Ukrainian-French Painter and commercial poster artist. He was perhaps best known for his distinctive Art Deco poster and advertising designs. Cassandre created his own Advertising Agency in the 1930's named Alliance Graphique, where he served a variety of clientele. His Dubonnet Wine posters were of the first designed to be visible by passing traffic, and his works were often compared to those of Pablo Picasso. In 1936, many of Cassandre's works were on exhibit in New York City's Museum of Modern Art, which consequently led him to draft designs for Harper's Bazaar. Cassandre also taught graphic design and created new typeface styles specifically for his poster designs. In 1963, he designed the distinct Yves St. Laurent logo. Unfortunately, Cassandre suffered from severe depression and, in 1968, he ended his own life.

Keywords specific to this image: wine, alcohol, alcoholic beverage, drink, winery

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