Tag Archives: Henrion

Designer’s eye

So here I am submerged in house renovations when there are poster auctions which I need to tell you about.  First in the line, mainly because it’s in just a few days time, is the forthcoming Swann Auction of Modernist Posters. Now, with their being in New York, there are usually only one or two […]

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Don’t mention (all of) the war

Back in my student days, now rather some time ago, I was sent to chaperone some Belgian friends of the family when they made a short visit to London, to assist with the language and the mysteries of the London Underground. There are three things that I remember clearly from this trip: a meal out […]

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life : henrion : rabbit

I called up this book out of our library’s reserve stores the other day (you can easily enough find it on Amazon if your library isn’t so obliging). It’s from 1972, so I wasn’t hoping for too much from it, but actually I was surprised.  There’s a short introductory essay, but then the bulk of […]

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Over-modern and over here

An interesting comment appeared a week or so ago on a older post about Beverley Pick. He was a man.  Bless him… He was my uncle and a very clever man..He also did the original Moby Dick… Beverley was originally from Austria and lived many years in Sunningdale during the winter. Autumn he would visit […]

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Door 16

Today, we have hit a problem.  Which is that I failed to photograph a couple of the best Post Early posters before they went off to be framed.  So today, you get some pictures in frames.  Sorry about that. This irresistible chap is by Henrion, from winter 1949, while the dancing holly below is by […]

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Small but perfectly formed

So, back on the auction rounds once more, and first in our sights is Van Sabben, on December 11th. I’ve already skipped through a few of the French ones in passing last week, but there are also a small selection of British posters in there which are worth looking at. Lewitt Him, c.1947, est. €250 […]

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