About this poster
Noël Fontanet is one of the most prominent exponents of the French Art Deco-oriented Geneva school. Fontanet’s bold design for the 1938 Geneva Grand Prix featuring the motorcycle with the number 38 is extremely dynamic and reflects the era’s fascination with speed and technology.
Artist: Noël Fontanet
Noël FONTANET was born 1898 in Geneva and lived as a caricaturist and graphic designer in the region of Geneva. He was educated as a painter at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Geneva and worked as a caricaturist for seveal Geneva newspapers and for the satirical German-language „Nebelspalter“ magazine. Fontanet designed political posters and posters for consumer goods and worked as manager for the Swiss APG, the ... more
Noël FONTANET was born 1898 in Geneva and lived as a caricaturist and graphic designer in the region of Geneva. He was educated as a painter at the Ecole de ...
- Poster No.: 4887
- Printer: Affiches Sonor S.A. Genève
- Size: 100.5 x 65 cm / 39.6 x 25.6″
- Printing technique:Lithograph in colours
Very good condition. Picture preserved. Wrinkles and small tears, if any, restricted to edges. Mounted on acid-free linen.