André Mouron Cassandre was born in the Ukraine. He studied at the Académie Julien in Paris. His first poster was done in 1923 and until 1928 he designed for Hachard. He carried out masterpieces for the French National Railways and ocean liners and he also designed typefaces. In 1930 he formed Alliance Graphique with Maurice Moyrand. He exhibited in the United States in the 1930s, including covers for Harper's Bazaar.
Some of his famous posters are Statendam, Etoile du Nord, Normandie and Dubonnet.
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