THE BUTTERFLY SUITE

Roussillon. French Railways.

France, Draeger for SNCF, 1970.

62 x 99 cm, lithographed poster in full colour, pinholes in corners, still A. £250

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Further butterfly-interspersed surrealism for SNCF, this time for the Roussillon
region, featuring a stylised cross of Languedoc above a beach scene against a
mountainous backdrop

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