This 1961 Relax poster by artist Rene Gruau which reads Compagnie Maritime des Chargeurs Reunis (Company of United Shippers) is an image which presents a relaxing maritime scene. She is set amongst an aqua-colored sky and serene oceanic background. The concise style of Gruau and attractiveness of the image makes the viewer wish that they were sitting on board along with the female. In 1883 it took over the Société Postale de l'Atlantique and started a service to West Africa. In 1894 it took over Compagnie Commerciale des Transports à Vapeur Français, giving it that company's services to New Orleans and the Gulf of Mexico.
René Gruau (1909 - 2004) was a fashion illustrator whose exaggerated portrayal of fashion design through painting has had a lasting effect on the fashion industry. Gruau used simplicity of lines and crisp color, particularly, blacks, reds, and yellows to create his images.His sense of fashion and style still resonates with contemporary taste. Gruau is one of the best known and favorite artists of the haute couture world. Gruau's artwork is recognized and commended internationally in some of Paris and Italy's most prestigious art museums including the Louvre in Paris. In addition to his international fame and recognition, "Gruau's artwork is known for its timeless and enduring style". This is an Original Vintage Poster; it is not a reproduction. This poster is linen backed and in excellent condition. We guarantee the authenticity of all our posters. This measures 25" x 38.5" - 64cm x 98cm. We have been collecting original, vintage posters for 30 years, and have decided to sell some of our inventory at very attractive prices. Please look through our offerings and let us know if you have any questions. We are only offering ORIGINAL VINTAGE POSTERS -- no restrikes, reprints, or reproductions.
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