France, c. 1930
19 x 26 in (48 x 66 cm)
"Pneus pour Velos, Motos, Autos, Bandages pleins pour Camions, en vente ici" (Tires for bicycles, motorcycles, cars, solid treads for trucks, available here)
This retro advertisement promotes a French tire brand, creatively shown as the "O" of the text. A man with a walking stick and a top hat holds up this tire, ever the captain of industry, as factories are lined up behind him.
Year: c. 1930
Please note this is linen-backed on canvas.