Jun 18, 2020 - Sale 2538

Sale 2538 - Lot 117

Price Realized: $ 625
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Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000
PLAQUET (DATES UNKNOWN) AIR FRANCE / WORLD AIR SERVICES. 1950.
39 1/4x24 1/2 inches, 99 3/4x62 1/4 cm. Perceval, Paris.
Condition A-: minor restoration at edges and along vertical and horizontal folds; repaired pin holes in corners.
No biographical information exists about Plaquet other than his name, which appears on six or so posters that he designed for Air France, and one for the short-lived Mexican airline, Aerovias Guest. Here, he captures the airline's global services in the most modern of ways, by evoking an atomic age image. This is the English version.