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Poster, L'Initiation

This is a Poster. It was designed by Jacques Delisle and made for (as the client) Cinépix Film Properties Inc. (CFP). It is dated 1970 and we acquired it in 2010. Its medium is offset lithograph on wove paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

These posters use scale for narrative purpose rather than abstract effect. The large heads establish a point-of-view character, while the smaller elements suggest thoughts, memories, and actions.

This object was donated by Sara Benda and Marc Benda. It is credited Gift of Sara and Marc Benda.

Our curators have highlighted 3 objects that are related to this one.

  • Poster, Dylan
  • offset lithograph on white wove paper.
  • Gift of Richard Kusack.
  • 2007-24-1

Its dimensions are

107 × 71.4 cm (42 1/8 × 28 1/8 in.)

Cite this object as

Poster, L'Initiation; Designed by Jacques Delisle (Canadian, b. 1941); Client: Cinépix Film Properties Inc. (CFP); Canada; offset lithograph on wove paper; 107 × 71.4 cm (42 1/8 × 28 1/8 in.); Gift of Sara and Marc Benda; 2010-21-97

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition How Posters Work.

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