Drawing in tempera paint created around 1954 by Angelo Cesselon. Size (image) 40.5 x 54.5 cm.
In the 1950s, the film industry experienced a golden era of creativity and innovation. Film posters reflected the style, atmosphere, and trends of that time. The posters were colorful and vibrant, featuring illustrations that captured attention. Famous actors and actresses were shown to appeal to a broad audience. Posters were an essential part of marketing since trailers for movies were not yet made at that time. Therefore, the poster was one of the few ways people could get information about new films playing in theaters.
Photographs were difficult to reproduce and expensive. The design shown here is for a poster is typical of the 1950s. This style allowed part of the story line to be conveyed in a single image, graphically depicting what a movie was about. It is likely that this poster is for a romantic comedy starring Jennifer Jones (1919-2009) and Tyrone Power (1914-1958).
Angelo Cesselon (1922-1992) is known for his work in creating striking and iconic movie posters for Italian and international films. Cesselon’s designs often featured bold, imaginative, and visually appealing compositions that contributed to the marketing and promotion of numerous films.
While he may not be as widely recognized as some other graphic designers, his contributions to the world of film advertising are significant, and his work has left a lasting impact on the industry. Cesselon’s movie posters are collectibles and valued for their artistic quality and ability to capture the essence of the films they represent.
Price: Euro 1.850,-