ALTMAN, NATAN. 1889-1970.
Les Plus beaux livres pour enfants. Paris: "nrf," 1935.
Color lithographed poster, 500 x 350 mm, dated 1935. Mounted and framed. Minor soiling and some restoration.
This rare poster by the Russian émigré artist Altman depicts popular children's book characters Jack and the Giant, Don Quixote, Puss in Boots, Red Riding Hood and the Wolf, the Tortoise and the Hare, the Fox and the Crow and others. Among the titles advertised here is Marcel Aymé's Les contes du chat perché that Altman illustrated for "nrf" (Gallimard) in 1934. He returned to Russia in 1936.