About this poster
Third Interrnational car and bicycle show, Geneva 1926. A great Art Deco poster by the Geneva's artist Jules Courvoisier showing a car-mascot. The first National car show in Geneva was in 1905. It stopped in 1907. Then in 1924 started the first International Motor Show in Geneva
Artist: Jules-Ami Courvoisier
Jules-Ami Courvoisier was born in La Chaux-de-Fonds in 1884 and died in Geneva in 1936. He was trained by the painter Charles l’Eplattenier and by Eugène Grasset in Paris. Courvoisier lived in Geneva from 1911. He often used black-and-white effects or just two colours in his posters to create an expressive, figurative design. Courvoisier also illustrated books and his painting was strongly influenced by Art Nou... more
Jules-Ami Courvoisier was born in La Chaux-de-Fonds in 1884 and died in Geneva in 1936. He was trained by the painter Charles l’Eplattenier and by Eugène G ...
- Poster No.: 1158
- Company: Salon de l’Automobile Genève - Automobilsalon Genf, CH
- Printer: Affiches Sonor S.A. Genève
- Size: 128 x 90 cm / 50.4 x 35.4″
- Printing technique:Stone lithograph in colours
Very good condition. Picture preserved. Wrinkles and small tears, if any, restricted to edges. Mounted on acid-free Japanese vellum.
- Publications:50 ans Salon de l‘Automobile Genève - Automobil-Salons Genf 1924-1980
Jules Couvoisier - Les affiches - Die Plakate
Museum für Gestaltung Zürich - Poster Collection 1 - Revue 1926