Monthly Archives: November 2013

Jean Gabriel Domergue: The Inventor of the Pin-Up

The Painter of the Parisian Lady Jean Gabriel Domer­gue: “I invented the pin-up” His clas­si­cal paint­ing com­bined with an aura of fan­tasy makes Domergue’s por­traits unlike any other. Domer­gue changed the way women were por­trayed, break­ing the tra­di­tional melan­cholic and … Con­tinue read­ing

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Arlequin” by Jean-Gabriel Domergue, 1921

Joubé as “Arle­quin” by Domer­gue, 1921 Har­le­quin (or Arle­quin in French) is the ser­vant char­ac­ters from the Ital­ian Com­me­dia dell’arte. This is a rare poster from the “Belle Epoque” made by Jean Gabriel Domer­gue for a 1921 French com­edy star­ring Romuald Joubé … Con­tinue read­ing

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Personnages Imaginaires by Gabriel Domergue, 1955

Rec­om­mended price: $1500–3000

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Parisiennes Cigarettes “by Gabriel Domergue

Tobacco Adver­tis­ing Poster for Parisi­ennes Cig­a­rettes “by Jean Gabriel Domer­gue Parisi­ennes” cig­a­rettes have been man­u­fac­tured and dis­trib­uted in France by the French gov­ern­ment monop­oly S.E.I.T.A. the acronym for “Ser­vice d’exploitation indus­trielle des tabacs at allumettes” (Ser­vice for the indus­trial exploita­tion of cig­a­rettes and matches). This ad … Con­tinue read­ing

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Travel Poster for Monte Carlo by Jean-Gabriel Domergue

This poster was real­ized by Jean-Gabriel Domer­gue, the painter of the roar­ing twen­ties (and thir­ties) social life. Monaco, an ancient prin­ci­pal­ity steeped in a rich and col­or­ful his­tory, is con­sid­ered by many to be Europe’s most fas­ci­nat­ing coun­try. Though the … Con­tinue read­ing

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