Posters | Raymond Savignac (1907-2002)

Raymond Savignac (1907-2002)
Raymond Savignac, Robert Bresson’s Lancelot du Lac (1974) / The Devil, Probably (1977)

Raymond Savignac, often just abbreviated to "Savignac", 
was a French graphic artist famous for his commercial posters.

Raymond Savignac playing chess, 1950 by Robert Doisneau

“I learned to smoke, play pool and lots of other things 
that were useless but that gave me a taste for frivolity. 
And it suited me very well ... "

1 comment:

Unknown said...

There is a fantastic show of his work in Trouville this summer; to see the posters actual size and the texture of the originals is a revelation. Of course Savignac is now Trouville! Our visit, his life and some photos here.

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