Lovers by Peynet
Beloved, late French illustrator Raymond Peynet is perhaps best known for his charming "lovers" immortalized in dolls, books, and accessories as the perfect symbols of amour. This delightful book presents a selection of Peynet's whimsical drawings along with quotations by famous writers on love. Created in 1942, in front the bandstand of Valence in Drôme, Raymond Peynet illustrated his couple of lovers that would quickly grow to gain worldwide popularity. Delicate in construction, his simple line drawings contain meanings that are anything but. The loving couple is depicted all over Paris, taking part in different activities and portrayed in varied locations.