Nathan – Jacques Nathan-Garamond (1910 – 2001)

Go by Train to Brittany (1956)


Original vintage poster

101 x 62 cm

Printed in France for and by the French Railways.

This charming and cheering poster, featuring a blue sailing boat on a sandy beach with brightly-coloured houses behind, encourages us to explore France by train and make a sojourn to Brittany.

Jacques Nathan Garamond (born Jacques Nathan) was a French graphic designer. He studied at the École nationale supérieure des arts décoratifs and became the Director of Contemporary Architecture there. He then began his career as a graphic designer, specialising in posters and commercial illustrations. He was a founding member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale, a society for graphic artists and designers.

Condition: generally very good; stains to bottom corners and six enlarged pin holdes to corners and middles of sides.

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