Original advertising poster from 1970 for the new show of the world renowned mime artist Marcel Marceau at the Théatre de la Musique in Paris.
Design: Jean Lattes (photo)
Print: Imprimerie Saint-Martin, Paris
Condition B+: normal signs of light rolling and wrinkling, some closed tears to the border and light foxing a the bottom left. Image is integrally intact.
Shipping: rolled up in a sturdy tube and sent by track & trace or BPost International / registered.
Marcel Marceau became one of the most famous mimes in the world. He created his own school, Compagnie de Mime Marcel Marceau, in 1948, for the development of the mime arts.
Mime artist. Marcel Mangel was born March 22, 1923, in Strasbourg and died in 2007 in Cahors, France. He studied at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris, and with Etienne Decroux. In 1948 he founded the Compagnie de Mime Marcel Marceau, developing the art of mime, becoming himself the leading exponent. His white-faced character, Bip, based on the 19th-century French Pierrot, a melancholy vagabond, is famous from his appearances on stage and television throughout the world.
Among the many original performances he has devised are the mime-drama Don Juan (1964), and the ballet Candide (1971). He has also created about 100 pantomimes, such as The Creation of the World. In 1978 he became head of the Ecole de Mimodrame Marcel Marceau.
- Jean Lattes
- Poster title
- Marcel Marceau au Théatre de la Musique
- Entertainers, Famous people, Music, Theater, Mime
- Country of Origin
- B+ (good - small imperfections)
- 60×40 cm