A large and early 'La "Comète" guérit les Pneus' lithographic advertising poster for Michelin, French, 1906,
Lot 75
A large and early 'La "Comète" guérit les Pneus' lithographic advertising poster for Michelin, French, 1906,
Sold for £2,125 (US$ 3,472) inc. premium

Lot Details
A large and early 'La "Comète" guérit les Pneus' lithographic advertising poster for Michelin, French, 1906,
1 of 150 examples printed by Paul Dupont, Paris, and with artwork after Pierre-Georges Jeanniot, depicting a coastal scene with a heavenly female nymph magically 're-animating' the punctured inner tube of an early French motorcar as the chauffeur and well-to-do passengers and their dog look on, with Mr Bibendum cycling off in the distance, the text and other features enhanced with spots of reflective paint originally presumed to have been luminous, bearing Republique Francaise hexagonal stamp toward right edge,107 x 144cm, within a wooden frame and Perspex glazed.
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