VIIIe Salon Des Arts Menagers [8th Household Arts Fair]
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VIIIe Salon Des Arts Menagers [8th Household Arts Fair]

1930. Colour lithograph, signed “Francis Bernard” in image centre right, 97.8 x 61.8cm. Minor soiling. Linen-backed.

Text in French includes “Paris 29 Janvier - 15 Fevrier 1931. Grand Palais. Editions Paul-Martial. Office Nationale des Recherches Scientifiques et Industrielles et des Inventions. Ministere de l’Instruction Publique.”

In 1930 artist Francis Bernard (French, 1900-1979) first portrayed “Marie Mécanique,” a robot housemaid, on posters for the popular Salon des Arts Menagers, a French household arts fair, established to educate the public on the latest innovations and labour-saving devices. Ref: Wiki. See also #52, p11.

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Item #CL182-31

Price (AUD): $1,850.00  other currencies

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