Brenot, the father of the French pin-up? Originally a designer for the great Parisian brands: Fashionable, Dior, Balmain, Nina Ricci, Lanvin, Saint-Laurent? he subsequently became a poster designer for the Lido and the Casino de Paris.
A fantastic illustrator and extraordinary artist, Albert Robida places Paris at the heart of his many works. Illustrated with countless original drawings, this album reveals his view of the capital city, in both real and imaginary terms, from the Middle Ages to the year 3,000.
Through a host of some 180 illustrations from the collections of Bibliothèque Forney, this book proposes a story told in images covering a full century of the history of advertising which marks the revolution of our society.