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Poster - Wiener & Doucet
  • Wiener & Doucet
    Colin, Paul, born 1892 - died 1985
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Wiener & Doucet

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Paris (printed)

  • Date:

    1925 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Colin, Paul, born 1892 - died 1985 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lithography

  • Museum number:

    E.506-1929

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 514, case PR, shelf 144, box R

Physical description

Colour lithograph poster advertising the piano duo Wiener & Doucet. Their name lettered in green above two stylised pianos. The influence of Casimir Malevich (1878-1935) and Ferdinand Léger (1881-1955) is perhaps detectable in this design’s stylisation of the two pianos.

Place of Origin

Paris (printed)

Date

1925 (printed)

Artist/maker

Colin, Paul, born 1892 - died 1985 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lithography

Dimensions

Height: 159.4 cm, Width: 119.4 cm

Descriptive line

Colour lithograph poster advertising the piano duo 'Wiener & Doucet', design by Paul Colin, Paris, 1925

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Edge, Kevin. The Art of Selling Songs : Graphics for the Music Business, 1690-1990. London : Futures Publications, 1991.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Colour lithography

Subjects depicted

Pianos; Pianists; Musicians

Categories

Prints; Advertising; Entertainment & Leisure; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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