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C'est du Cleret

C'est du Cleret

ID# 3248
Jean d'Ylen
12" x 15.5"
(30cm x 39cm)
Regular price $700 USD
Regular price Sale price $700 USD
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"Smile, Madame!" exclaims this cheery in-store poster created by the famous poster artist, Jean d'Ylen. And how could we not smile at the charming butcher who walks towards us, arms overflowing with the delicious Cleret food products? This is an extremely rare image.

The Cleret brand appears to have specialized in cured meats; from ham to tins of foie gras and casings of sausage. This poster was intended to be displayed inside a grocery store, likely near the meats aisle.

Jean Paul Beguin, better known as Jean D'Ylen (1886-1938) created many advertisements in this popular style, using stunning primary colors. The influence of Leonetto Cappiello on this artist's work is apparent in the dark background and the flowing, floating stance of the charismatic figure. After a career started as a jewelry designer, D'Ylen became an advertising illustrator for the publishing company Vercasson Paris. He later rose to prominence after Cappiello left the company in 1916. D’Ylen was a master of combining humorous messages with well executed artwork and masterful colors to create some of the most sought after posters printed in the 1920's and 1930's.

This is an Original Vintage poster, not a reproduction. This poster has restoration in the corners, as well as somewhat uneven color in the background of the poster. The appearance of these issues will be minimized once framed. It is extremely rare. This poster has been archivally backed onto linen. We fully guarantee the authenticity of everything we sell.

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