AIR France - Réseau Aérien Mondial.
$1750 / ≈ €1521
This edition as far east as Shanghai but not Japan. Dots are added to the west coast of America (Los Angeles, San Francisco), with also dots added to Melbourne, Sydney and Perth. A significant expansion of the airline network from the late 1930's maps by Boucher.
The poster has always occupied a special place in Air France's communication. With a heritage of more than 1,500 posters by the most prestigious illustrators and artists, the Company has one of the richest collections in the world.
Air France uses well-known posters like Savignac, Solon and Cassandre, for example, the Company also innovates by turning to recognized artists such as Cocteau, Mathieu, Brenet, Picart Ledoux or Vasarely.
Lucien Boucher is a commercial poster artist and illustrator born in Chartres in 1889 and died in 1971. Graduated from the Ecole de céramiques de Sèvres, he began his career as a cartoonist for the satiric newspaper Le Rire. In the 1920s he worked actively as a poster designer for the movies and the advertising industry. He designed a significant number of lithographies inspired by the surrealism style. He’s very well known of a serie of posters (advertising & world map) designed for Air France.
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