Arts Menagers Poster Art Deco 1934
The Salon des Arts Menagers (SAM) exhibition was founded in Paris in 1923. It was a showcase for modern home design, furnishings, and domestic appliances. The exhibit was extremely popular, and record crowds attended until its' end in 1983.
Our poster is from 1934, the eleventh year of the exhibit. The French Art Deco movement was in full bloom by this time, and one can only imagine the offerings at the 1934 show!The graphics feature Marie Mecanique, a robot form created as the mascot for the show. The image is signed Nathan, and has been mounted to a thick canvas. The colors are rich and brilliant, and the poster is in excellent condition.
Upon the outbreak of war, the show was postponed for a number of years.
42″ X 26.5″