Palais et Foret de Fontainebleau ✓

France, 1924

31 x 42 in (79 x 107 cm)


Vintage French travel poster for Fountainebleau, a village famous for its palace and surrounding forest. The Fountainebleau Palais, pictured at the top in beautiful blue tones, has been inhabited by all types of French personalities, from Marie Antoinette to Napoleon Bonaparte. The center illustration on the poster shows a detailed map of the area, surrounded by a lush forest, colored in deep browns and burgundies. 

"Chemins de fer Paris-Lyon-Mediterranee. Excursions en autocars au depart de la gare de Fountainebleu 1er Avril-2 Novembre 1924." (Paris-Lyon-Mediterranean railway. Coach trips departing from Fontainebleu station.)

Artist: Julien Lacaze

Printer: Maulde et Renou, Paris

Year: 1924

Condition: Very good, please note minor tears on the left side of the poster

Poster is linen-backed on canvas

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