1950 Air France - Celestial Map
By: Lucien Boucher
Date: 1950 (Published) Paris
Dimensions: 23.25 x 37.5 inches (59 x 95.3 cm) image
This superb vintage travel poster by Lucien Boucher is the highly collectible larger format edition of this iconic work, a masterpiece of its kind.
The lithograph incorporates modern and antique map making elements and imagery, including angels in stardust in the four corners blowing into existence miniature earth-like planets. Myriad constellations are depicted, with the stars creating them and the figures after whom they are named all rendered. Superimposed over one area of constellations is a globe depicting most of the land masses, and crisscrossed by the routes used by Air France to a plethora of international destinations. The poster is a unique work of art.
Condition: This vintage pictorial map/travel poster mounted on linen is in A+ condition.
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