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Antique 1940's French Soap label by Victor Vissier, a Pair, Framed and Matted

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Original price $ 1,250.00
Current price $ 650.00
A pair of original 1940's made in Pris, France soap label designed by the talented visual artist Victor Vissier ( French, 1907-1955). Te first label depicts a lady and gentleman dressed on court attire and is entitled "le language des fleurs" which means the language of flowers and has the name of the artist marked on the label. The second label features floral design and is entitled " Aux fleurs d'Ethiopie" which translate to "To the flowers of Ethiopia". Both labels have. certificate of authenticity attached to the back .
The labels are finely matted in white and presented in a beautiful gilded frame.

Dimensions: 17.5" H 17" W 1.5" D

About Victor Vissier:

Born in 1907, Victor Visser was largely inspired by the 1920s. The 1920s and 1930s saw continued development and evolution of the key innovations of the early years of the twentieth century. To have these years as the formative period for an artist was to be surrounded by incredible practitioners of the visual arts. It was also a time of recovery and introspection after the horrors of the First World War, which saw significant shifts in the political world. Marxism was a widespread political ideology which was also enormously influential amid artists and their communities. The Bauhaus was founded in 1919, and became an essential place surrounding notions in favour of the unification of art, craft and design disciplines – an idea that became known as the Gesamtkunstwerk. Surrealism came to be the key expressive mode of the 1920s, and was aided by the liberalism of Germany’s Weimar Republic, which was an environment that allowed for tremendous creative blossoming. noteworthy artistic developments included a kind of expressive mannerism which was epitomised by Brancusi, Modigliani and Soutine in Paris. Surrealism developed throughout the 1920s and 1930s, with a focus on the human unconscious - a essential idea of Freudian theory. Notable Surrealist artists include Salvador Dali, Giorgio de Chirico, Andre Breton, Rene Magritte and Paul Delvaux. Due to its cultural importance, much of this ideology spread on a global scale.