Lot 278: Bonal. 1933
October 30, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: Artist: A. M. CASSANDRE (Adolphe Mouron, 1901-1968) Size: 46 x 61 in./117 x 155 cm Alliance Graphique, Paris Founded in 1865, Bonal is a sweet vermouth-like aperitif wine, infused with quinine, gentian, and many of the herbs featured in Chartreuse. Dedicated to its role as a pre-dinner beverage, its motto has always been "open the appetite -- a slogan which Cassandre most literally depicts in this poster. A second version of this design, with slightly altered colors, was printed two years later (see PAI-XLVI, 247). (alcohol)
Condition Report: B+/ Slight tears at folds & edges.
Dimensions: 46 x 61 in./117 x 155 cm
Artist or Maker: A. M. CASSANDRE (Adolphe Mouron, 1901-1968)