Jean Carlu (1900-1997) - Aquarium de Monaco
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Lot 0077 Details
vintage poster -JEAN CARLU (1900-1997). AQUARIUM DE MONACO. 1926. 39.75x 28 3/8 inches (Image size). Original Lithograph Robert Lang, Paris. is fantastic example of modern design and lithography. Carlu imposes the shapes of a scorpion fish, a sun fish and an eel, to promote the 'new' aquarium in Monaco. An exemplary piece the richness and sophistication of the inking and color. An interview with Carlu and Alain Weill describes that the lithographers at Robert Lang's printing plant had to give Carlu his own lithographic stone to achieve the execution he required for the piece. Carlu 12, Weill 353. Provenance: The Estate of Musician Ray Manzarek