Movie Poster – Leontine, Karel Teissig, 1969

£124.00

Surreal movie poster designed for French detective comedy with excellent illustration by Czech artist Karel Teissig.

  • Movie title: Leontine
  • Poster design: Karel Teissig, 1969
  • Poster size: A3 (40.9 x 29 cm)
  • Poster condition: Exc.

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Karel Teissig’s killer illustration for Leontine.

  • title: Leontine | Faut pas prendre les enfants du bon Dieu pour des canards sauvages | Nepřemožitelná Leontýna | France, 1968
  • director: Michel Audiard
  • with: Françoise Rosay, Bernard Blier, Marlène Jobert

 

poster designer: Karel Teissig, Czechoslovakia, 1969

Poster is folded. Soft crease on edges and additional folds in the middle on the right edge. Tiny stain spots visible across the bottom right edge. Crease visible also across bottom right corner. Movie poster is in A3 format (40.9 x 29 cm). Excellent vintage poster gem.

Movie posters in our collection were promotional materials. Posters used on display in the cinemas across the former Czechoslovakia. They bear signs of their age.

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Karel Teissig was a Czech painter, illustrator and graphic / poster designer. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague (1945-50) and at the Académie Royale des Beaux-Arts in Brussels (1948) and since early 60s became one of the most important figures of Czechoslovak poster design along with Karel Vaca and Zdeněk Ziegler. His imaginative posters are inspired by anything from collage / surreal art to illustration or photography and are undeniable among the best movie posters of the era. In 1961 his unique style won him a second prize for a poster titled The Possessors in the Toulouse-Lautrec Prize international film poster competition in Paris.

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