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Motobloc climbs fast and well

Motobloc climbs fast and well (Easy)

A poster design by George de Sonneville for the Bordeaux cars, Motobloc. Production continued until 1962 at the factory, which first opened in 1902 in rue des Vivants, within the Bastide neighborhood. Acrylic, water color and blue crayon on paper (44.5 x 34.5 cm), Fi LII 239. (easy puzzle)
9 parts
View of the port of Bordeaux in 1903

View of the port of Bordeaux in 1903 (Medium)

The buzz of the port of Bordeaux did not escape the eye of the artist. George reproduces the port activity which seems to be centered on wine. Color rotogravure, (56 x 80 cm), Fi LX B 538 (medium difficulty puzzle).
15 parts
Leaving the masked ball, on the steps of the Grand-Théâtre

Leaving the masked ball, on the steps of the Grand-Théâtre (Difficult)

The trend for masked balls had reached the French provinces. Here Clément Boulanger (1805 – 1842), one of Ingres’ pupils, revives the festive mood: the munificence of the surroundings, the extravagant costumes and glowing colors. Oil painting (framed 144 x 166 cm), 1840 Fi XXI H 529 (difficult puzzle).
20 parts

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