Original Vintage French Poster advertising Larousse Publishing by Carlu ca. 1960

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A poster commissioned by the Larousse at Christmas time and promoting their production. Éditions Larousse is a French publishing house specialising in reference works such as dictionaries. It was founded by Pierre Larousse and its best-known work is the Petit Larousse. This poster featuring the “three wise men” was realized by Jean Carlu (1900-1997) ca. 1960. Carlu, one of France’s foremost poster designers, started his career as a professional poster-designer in 1919.

  • Material:

    Signed in the plate

  • Size:

    19.3X13.8 (inches), 49x35 (cm)

  • Artist:

    Jean Carlu (1900-1997)

  • Year:

    ca. 1960

  • Markings:

    See pictures for details

  • Condition:

    Good (B+ A-) Some scratches along corders

Item ID : 351397
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