Noel Fontanet Biography

Swiss artist
Noël Fontanet was born in 1898 in Geneva and lived as a caricaturist and graphic designer in the region of Geneva. He was educated as a painter at the Ecole des Beaux-Art in Geneva and drew as a caricaturist for several Geneva newspapers and for the “Nebelspalter,” a Swiss satire magazine. Fontanet designed both political posters and posters for consumer goods. He also worked as a manager for the APG, the Affichage Printing Group.

Posters include:
«Grand prix des nations»  1946
«Restaurant Besson, dîners à prix fixe, Route de Rhône.78»  c.1925
«Tournoi international de football, Genève» 1930
Faivre    1941
«7me. Salon de l'Automobile, Genève»  1930
«Calvados»   c. 1930
«Cigarettes Gold Dollar»
«Palais d'Hiver, Le plus vaste, Le plus joyeux Dancing»   c. 1933
«Restaurant du Nord, 12 Grand Quai, Genève»  c. 1927
Mogafarine c. 1935

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