Historically Significant Advertisements
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Rene Vincent's Early Automotive Ad Illustrations: 1907 Automobiles Berliet
René Vincent was a brilliantly talented French illustrator who influenced early 20th Century product advertising. His client list is exhaustive, but he is most recognized for the ad illustrations he rendered for automotive companies like Georges Irat, Salmson, Hispano-Suiza, Bugatti, Chenard et Walcker, Delage and Berliet.
Innocence Abandoned: American Car Ads in Jazz Age Europe
"It was a time when Brussels hustled." It was a time when Josephine Baker danced and strutted across stages in Amsterdam, Paris and Berlin. This was 1920s Europe in the League of Nations era —a milieu of economic distress, the avant-garde, the Rights of Man and simmering hate. Across the pond, it was the Jazz Age and bored Yanks were venturing abroad to ponder, discover, create and play.