Le Monnier, Henri

1937 Original French Art Deco Poster, Camembert Georges Bisson

$1,150.00
  • 1937 Original French Art Deco Poster, Camembert Georges Bisson

Le Monnier, Henri

1937 Original French Art Deco Poster, Camembert Georges Bisson

$1,150.00

Date: 1937
Size: 39.5 x 59 inches
Artist: Le Monnier, Henri

I'm really fond of Le Monnier's work. He always manages to coax a wink or a smile with posters that poke fun good-naturedly. Here his portrayal of a man who's just about to take a bite into a fresh slice of cheese is charming and memorable. It honors the Camembert produced by Georges Bisson, a cheese-maker who began his career at age 18 when he began working alongside his father (who also worked with cheese) and was later strengthened when he married a woman named Marguerite Fromage (the perfect last name for a French cheese-maker) whose family worked in the same industry. In the 1920s, it's said that Bisson's main factory would produce around 4000 rounds of Camembert a day - nothing to scoff at back then!

Charming advertisements such as this are prized by collectors and home-owners alike. Combined with the fantastic artwork of Le Monnier who produced some excellent posters in his time makes for a match made in heaven! Great for a kitchen, man cave, restaurant, or bar... The poster is professionally linen-lined and in excellent condition.