This poster, Braque
- Picasso - Rouault et Matres Contempororains du Musee du Gemmail de
Tours was created for the
1964 exhibition at the Musee de Gemmail in Tours, France.
It was printed by Imprimerie Mourlot in Paris in 1964 in an edition of
1,000. The phototype and lithography were by Mourlot lithographer
The Deschamps poster design used as subject the Picasso oil painting
"Seated Harlequin". That painting is in the Kunstmuseum in
Bern. A copy of the painting is in the Picasso Pavilion of the
Hakone (Japan) Open Air Museum.
The same harlequin image appears in another Picasso poster published on
the occasion of the exhibition of Swiss collections held in the Palais
Beaulieu in Lausanne from May 1 to October 25, 1964.