Lot 5: Aérodrome de Cannes. 1909
November 18, 2012
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: RENE HERMANN-PAUL (1864-1940) Size: 29 1/2 x 46 3/4 in./75 x 118.7 cm Publicité Wall, Paris This is the only known copy of this remarkable poster promoting an early air meet in Cannes. With both trees and birds populating the white cloud below, and a pilot’s small feet peeking out of the biplane, we realize we are looking down on the earth from the sky, the pilot mid-loop-de-loop.
Condition Report: B/ Restored slight tears, primarily at vertical fold.
Dimensions: 29 1/2 x 46 3/4 in./75 x 118.7 cm
Artist or Maker: RENE HERMANN-PAUL (1864-1940)