Pullman Gallery

‘Michelin’ by René Vincent, 1914

Price Code: SOLD

Reference: 4031

A rare original lithograph featuring a cigar-smoking Michelin Man, and a family, the father removing a tyre from Michelins man’s stomach to replace a punctured tyre on their car. Mounted, framed and glazed.

Dimensions framed: 31 x 39.5 inches (79 x 100 cms).

Additional Notes: René Vincent (1879 – 1936) worked in an Art Deco style and became a legendry illustrator for his poster designs depicting the first generations of automobiles and racecars, including Bugatti, Peugeot, as well as suppliers of automotive parts and supplies, such as Michelin and Shell. Vincent also excelled in creating elegantly designed poster advertisements and prints for fashion, beverages, and weekly journals including La Vie Parisienne. He sometimes signed his work with the pseudonym of Rageot.

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