Henri Thiriet

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Henri Thiriet
Born 1873
Died 1946
Nationality French
Known for Poster artist & Book illustrator
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Henri Thiriet aka Henry Thiriet (1873-1946) was a prolific French poster artist, book illustrator and painter.[1] Although responsible for many memorable posters, almost nothing is known about Thiriet's life and career. He painted in a flamboyant Art Nouveau style, using its characteristic curves and swirls, and a colourful palette to create imagery bearing his clear stamp. Bicycles and their manufacturers are a recurring subject in his work, and the majority of his posters were designed for Omega, Griffiths and Dayton Cycles.[2]