SENLIS CHEMIN DE FER Travel Advertising Poster


Genre: Travel
Artist: ALO
Year Printed: 1935
Size: 24.5" X 39.5"
Country of Poster: Unknown
Restoration Detail: Unrestored
Grade: Very Fine
Additional Information: Original French antique travel poster created by the French National Railway; Chemin de Fer du Nord. SENLIS Son Musee de la Venerie. Centre Unique d'Excursions Forestiers. French tax stamp on lower right side. Professional acid-free archival linen backed, ready to frame. Very good condition. Beautiful stone lithograph. Printer: Imp. Chaix, Paris. Reference: Ref: Alo, p. 40; PAI-LXXII, 127. The hounds are loosed, and the horse is a-gallop amid the falling leaves of the Chantilly forest just outside Senlis, the seat of the Capetian monarchs in medieval France. This travel poster for the French railway not only explicitly invokes the royal tradition of the hunt, but hints at the Hunting Museum housed in the former St-Maurice Priory of the city.

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