Roger & Gallet – Jean Marie Farina – Eau de Cologne, Peter Birkhäuser
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Roger & Gallet – Jean Marie Farina – Eau de Cologne

Artist: Peter Birkhäuser
Year: 1940
Size: 128 x 90 cm / 50.4 x 35.4″
Price: CHF1450

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This lovely 1940 vintage poster for the French cosmetics brand Roger & Gallet conveys a sense of elegance and beauty. With this realistically rendered perfume bottle set on a silk scarf, the Basel graphic designer Peter Birkhäuser created a compelling and attractive piece of advertising for the famous, original Eau de Cologne. In 1862, Roger & Gallet had bought the perfume business of Jean Marie Farina, whose great-great-uncle Giovanni Maria Farina had invented Eau de Cologne in the early 18th century.

Artist: Peter Birkhäuser

Peter BIRKHÄUSER was born in Basel in 1911 and died there in 1976. He studied at the Basel School of Design and apprenticed in the studio of Niklaus Stoecklin before setting out on his own as a poster designer. In 1934 he designed a poster for PKZ (featuring a large button) that became famous and earned him a deserved and lasting legacy within the poster world. His best designs are meticulous reflections of the S... more

Peter BIRKHÄUSER was born in Basel in 1911 and died there in 1976. He studied at the Basel School of Design and apprenticed in the studio of Niklaus Stoeckl ...

in before setting out on his own as a poster designer. In 1934 he designed a poster for PKZ (featuring a large button) that became famous and earned him a deserved and lasting legacy within the poster world. His best designs are meticulous reflections of the S... more
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