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Title: Les Messageries Maritimes font le tour du monde.
Published in: Paris, 1955
Size: 39.0 x 24.4 inches.
99.0 x 62.0 cm.

In original lithographed colours.
Condition: Lithographed poster, small restored tear in the lower central side, else in excellent condition. Linen backed.
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Original lithographed poster created by the artist Robert Louis Antral for Les Messageries Maritimes, showing a boat and a globe.

Les Messageries Maritimes Company (MM) is a French shipping company, independent from 1851 to 1977, then merged with the Transatlantic General Company (CGT) to form the Compagnie Générale Maritime (CGM).

By the end of the nineteenth century, the greatest illustrators and poster artists had used their talent to translate the power of the ships and evoke the charm of sea travel to distant destinations.
The creativity of these artists was largely encouraged by orders from shipping companies.

Robert Antral (1895 – 1939) was a French painter and printmaker, mainly of etchings and posters. He won the 'Prix Blumenthal' in 1926 and the 'Croix de guerre' for his bravery in World War I.

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