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The Posters of Achille Mauzan - Catalogue raisonné Mirande CARNÉVALÉ-MAUZAN. Achille Mauzan 1883-1952, poster, painter, sculptor, engraver, designer, decorator, humorist. As French art historian Alain Weill notes in his preface, Achille Mauzan was for years classified as "a French poster artist, unknown in France."
|Format||21 x 29,7 cm|
|Label||Imprimerie des 2 ponts Gières (38)|
The Posters of Achille Mauzan - Catalogue raisonné Mirande CARNÉVALÉ-MAUZAN
As French art historian Alain Weill notes in his preface, Achille Mauzan was for years classified as "a French poster artist, unknown in France." Learning the art of the poster in the years before World War I, when France was still the avant-garde of modern advertising, Mauzan then struck out for Italy, producing some 1500 images for the cinema industry before moving to Argentina in 1927, where he became known as the "father of the advertising poster." His ability to create powerful, salient images was uncanny, and such Mauzan characters as the Geniol man are still part of Argentine popular culture today. Illustrated with hundreds of color and black and white images, this is a comprehensive catalog of his surviving posters, compiled and introduced by his daughter.
This lavishly illustrated art book recency all creations MAUZAN, artist of the 30s, known worldwide for its creative advertising.
An opening chapter is devoted to the biography of the artist, the texts are illustrated with many photos of each period as well as numerous sketches and drawings. The golf Mauzan is located in the historical and personal context. Many anecdotes illuminate the "story".
Eight sections are the articulation of the item: Posters, Postcards, Paintings, Illustrations, bookplates, Engravings, Sculptures, Decorative Arts.
For each chapter, a presentation is made by contemporary artists and works are shown accompanied by a descriptive and explanatory notes.
Les affiches de Mauzan - Catalogue raisonné Mirande CARNÉVALÉ-MAUZAN
PREFACE 3 Alain Weill, Expert à l'hôtel Drouot à Paris
CLES DE LECTURE 4 Abréviations, numérotation des oeuvres, etc.
5 Table des matières
6-7 Mes sources et mes anges gardiens (Mirande Carnévalé-Mauzan)
CHAPITRE I 9 ACHILLE MAUZAN, MON PERE
42 Biographie de l'artiste (Mirande Carnévalé-Mauzan)
CHAPITRE II 45 LES AFFICHES
48 L'affiche de cinéma muet (Marcel Destot)
63 Les affiches publicitaires (Jean Caume)
67 Période italienne
131 Période argentine
189 Maquettes d'affiches
CHAPITRE III 219 LES CARTES POSTALES (Mirande Carnévalé-Mauzan)
CHAPITRE IV 269 LA PEINTURE
Le double JE D'Achille Mauzan (Alain Sagault)
CHAPITRE V 351 OEUVRES DIVERSES
353 Les ex-libris
365 Les illustrations
(livres, revues, chansons, plaquettes)
413 Les gravures
441 Les sculptures, les céramiques et les terres cuites
465 Les dessins (A. Ribes)
491 Les arts décoratifs
CHAPITRE VI 513 ETUDE DES VARIATIONS D'UNE SIGNATURE (Marino Carnévalé-Mauzan)
CHAPITRE VII 519 MAUZAN TEL QU'EN LUI-MEME (Extraits de ses carnets et de ses écrits)
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