Ravo, Rene

1950s Original French Advertisement Poster - Velo Solex by Ravo

$650.00 $715.00
  • 1950s Original French Advertisement Poster - Velo Solex by Ravo

Ravo, Rene

1950s Original French Advertisement Poster - Velo Solex by Ravo

$650.00 $715.00

Date: c.1950
Size: 30.5 x 47 inches
Artist: Ravo, Rene

This advertising poster is promoting the "Velo Solex" - a small motorized bicycle, popular in the 1950s, produced by French manufacturer Solex. Solex eventually transitioned into the e-bike market in 2012.

Rene Ravo, the artist behind this colourful work, was a prolific poster designer and his art has entered the collection of the Museum of Modern Art. He is known for his work with the Loterie Francaise among other French institutions.

This poster is in good overall condition with small tears at the top and bottom margins.