Française De Pétroles Original Art

France, c. 1960

47 x 62 in (119 x 157 cm)


"Emprunt Cie Française De Pétroles"

Original artwork / maquette by French artist Raoul Eric Castel (1915-1997) of a power plant and a globe designed in an industrial way similar to its backdrop. The French Petroleum Company is advertising the loans/financing it provides to its members. This poster is a working drawing, meaning it was an exploratory drawing used to brainstorm the end result of what the final poster would look like, and is therefore considered an original art piece by the artist. Castel also used gouache paint which is similar to watercolor in its composition, but is designed to be opaque and dries to a flat finish with intense concentrations of large pigments.

Artist: Raoul Eric Castel

Year: c. 1960

Condition: Vertical crease through the center of the artwork top to bottom; minor color loss in spots throughout image.

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