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Air France Planisphere Color Poster by  Lucien Boucher

Air France Planisphere Color Poster

by Lucien Boucher

First edition. Limited to 300 copies. 92 x 62.2 cm [39" x 24 1/2"] full sheet, image size is 89.7 x 52.4 cm [35 3/8" x 21 1/2"], color, planisphere air travel map. The artist for this map is Lucien Boucher (1889-1971). Known by Air France as Mr. Planosphere he created these designs between 1934 - 1962. Beginning around 1935, Boucher designed an impressive series of posters for Air France that he continued producing until he was well into his seventies. Boucher is known mainly for his absorbing Air France poster designs; known as "Monsieur Planisphere" (planispheres are flattened representation of planet earth) he created a variety of illustrated World Maps that depicted the global flight routes serviced by the airline. Fine, bright copy, suitable for framing

Inventory Number: 43243

$2,500.00