Pierre Fix Masseau (1905-1994)

View Artist Biography
 
Title:
The Alps
Size:
12.25" x 19.75"
Medium:
Lithograph
Price:
$399
INV. #:
4400
 
Foxing thru-out the poster. Original.
The 1920s and 1930s were the heyday of the legendary train - elaborate meals, decadent company and fine wines characterized this era of rail travel. Royalty, celebrities, courtesans and spies intermingled as they travelled in opulence throughout Europe, Fix Masseau was at the time a renowned sculptor, famous for his busts, namely Anna de Noailles, but he was also famous for his decorative art inspirations. He favored the Art Nouveau style in creation of domestic objects such as vases, and chandeliers. His works have been displayed in museums in Lyon and Paris.