Grand Prix Switzerland, Noël Fontanet
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Grand Prix Switzerland

Artist: Noël Fontanet
Year: 1946
Size: 99.5 x 65.5 cm / 39.2 x 25.8″

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Noel Fontanet is considered one of the most distinguished designers in French-speaking Switzerland. Rich in ideas and perfect in typographic realization, Fontanet's posters for equestrian and automobile sports are considered masterpieces of Swiss poster art. The vivid design of the 1946 Geneva Grand Prix poster featuring the red racing car No. 21 is hard to beat for dynamism. Rarity.

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 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
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