Musée Galliéra Le Pétrole Poster ✓

France, 1959

23 x 15 in (58 x 38 cm)


"Musée Galliéra / 7 au 21 Octobre / Le Pétrole / vu par 100 peintres / Exposition Organisee par la Societe des Petroles Shell Berre / A L'Occasion du Centenaire du Premier Forage Petrolier"

This poster advertises an exhibition on oil and art that focuses on the subject on the centennial anniversary of the first oil drilling. While the date is disputed, historians are in agreement that oil exploration began in the Gabian area in France in 1859. This event was sponsored by the Berre-l'Etang Refinery (Societe des Petroles Shell) and ran from October 7th until October 21st, 1959.

Artist: Paul Colin

Printer: Lafayette - Paris

Year: 1959

Condition: Very good.

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