Original 14 1/2 inch x 19 inch Belgian Poster
GONE TO EARTH
Original 14 1/2 inch x 19 inch Belgian Poster for the 1950 Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger Romantic Drama GONE TO EARTH, based on the novel by Mary Webb and starring Jennifer Jones, David Farrar, Cyril Cusack, Sybil Thorndike, Edward Chapman, Esmond Knight, Hugh Griffith, George Cole and Beatrice Varley.
A motherless half-gypsy finds herself pursued by two men in rural Shropshire.
Poster art by Constantin Belinsky (1904 – 1999). Influenced by sculpture and a fan of the bright colors of lithography, Constantin Belinsky was one of the most prolific cinema poster artists of the 1950s.
He arrived in Paris in 1925 and produced his first posters for the distributor Gray Film from 1930. His passion for sculpture is reflected in his compositions, in particular those carved faces which seem to be worked with a bevel. Like his poster friend Boris Grinsson, Belinsky worked little during the Second World War. From 1945, he joined the poster artists’ union, and until 1960, American companies – Fox, Universal and Columbia – solicited him. In the 1970s, he used photomontage, a technique which has been his for several years, far removed from the models painted in gouache.
The poster is in very good condition with the blank top trimmed off and a customs stamp upper left.
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