Oct 15, 2020 - Sale 2547

Sale 2547 - Lot 50

Price Realized: $ 1,062
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 700 - $ 1,000

ROGER DE VALÉRIO (1896-1951)

DEAUVILLE. Circa 1930s.

39 1/4x24 3/4 inches, 99 1/2x99 3/4 cm. Devambez, Paris.
Condition B+: repaired tears, replaced losses, creases and slight staining in margins. Paper.

Roger de Valerio was involved in many different aspects of the printing and publishing world. He worked as Art Director for two different magazines: Le Matin, from 1911 to 1914, and Le Rire, in 1932. In 1917, he went to work for Salabert, the music publishers, and during his seven year tenure with the company he designed over 2000 different sheet music covers. He also worked as an adviser for the printer Devambez in 1926, and from 1936, served as Associate Director of Advertising for the publisher Perceval. Throughout this busy career, he also found time to produce many posters, all of which were executed with an impressive Art Deco flair. Rare.