This vintage French Classroom Print dates from the 1950's and is by Helene Poirie. It's a lithograph print with beautiful bright colours printed on a thick, off-white paper and is a unique print for the walls of a vintage inspired room.
The bottom corner has the signature of Helene Poirie, a French illustrator who worked from the mid 1940's to the early 1970's on a variety of books and educational materials. There is an original school stamp on the reverse to show the poster was used in a school in Le Harvre
This poster is number 9 from the Editions Bourrelier series "Images de la Vie" This one is called Le Marche/The Market and shows a busy town market in full swing. This print has strong colours and a bold graphic style. It looks striking framed up and on a wall.
The colours are good and the overall condition of this 50+ year old poster is excellent. There are nibbles to the edges and a small tear to the top which has been taped on the reverse. I genuinely don't mind this and I don't think it will show once framed. Have a look at the pictures above for details.
The poster measures 75cm x 55cm overall - the image is 72cm x 52cm.
These Helene Poirie prints are increasingly hard to find and are rare survivors of a bygone age. They look stunning framed and on a wall. This original vintage poster is sent unframed, rolled in a strong cardboard tube.