Cassandre pseudonym of Mouron, Adolphe Jean-Marie
French, 20th century, male.
Born 24 January 1901, in Kharkov, Ukraine; died 18 June 1968, in Paris.
Painter, draughtsman, graphic designer, poster artist. Stage sets.
Cassandre moved to Paris in 1915 and studied at the Académie Julian. He devoted himself to advertising as of 1922 and was responsible for publicity campaigns and poster artwork, including some of the most striking and memorable of the day: ...