L'Accroche Coeur Poster and Sign Storefront by French Painter André Renoux 1997 Vintage PostcardL'Accroche Coeur Poster and Sign Storefront by French Painter André Renoux 1997 Vintage PostcardL'Accroche Coeur Poster and Sign Storefront by French Painter André Renoux 1997 Vintage Postcard

André Renoux (1939-2002) is considered the "father" of the Paris School of Urban Realism. This card features a store called L'Accroche-Coeur offering posters, plaques and enameled signs. I tried to locate this shop in Paris but it apparently no longer is in business. The name of the shop is a French expression meaning "heart-catching" or "hooked heart." A wonderful play on words for a store that sells art decor to hang on your wall!
Mailed in 1997. Shows some wear at the corner tips as to be expected for a card 21 years old that's been through modern mail machinery! Glue residue at top from postage strip. About 5.75 by 4-1/8 inches.
UPDATE: PLEASE NOTE -- I have two of these available and both are written on verso. One is franked 1997 and the other 1992. When you put in your purchase order, if you have a preference, make a note of which one. Merci!

To see all the Renoux cards currently available, use RENOUX in the word search box. Shipping within the US is $4.25 whether you buy one or 10, so collect away! Plus, remember: BUY More, Save More: With a minimum $50 order, you'll get a $10 discount. Details on my shop home page on how to handle check out so I can change the price before you pay to give you your savings.

You may have seen Renoux's Paris shop scenes on Williams Sonoma plates. His original limited-edition serigraphs sell anywhere from $600 to $2,000. From what I can ascertain, there are approximately 70 cards in this collection of Renoux's work.

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L'Accroche Coeur Poster and Sign Storefront by French Painter André Renoux 1997 Vintage Postcard

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