Lot 110: ROGER DE VALERIO SAINT-NECTAIRE. Circa 1930.
100 IMPORTANT TRAVEL POSTERS
November 11, 2002
New York, NY, USA
39 1/4x24 inches. Devambez, Paris.
Condition B+: restoration along vertical and horizontal folds; repaired tears in margins.
An Art Deco poster for Saint-Nectaire in the Auvergne region of France. "The Town of Water" is renowned for both its cheese and its thermal spas. De Valerio chose to focus on the second attribute, as well as the charming, hill-side situation of the old town, crowned by the impressive, 11th century Eglise Saint-Nectiare. Train 248.