Designer – Jean of Paleologu (Pal)


Jean de Paleologu or Paleologue, born in 1855 and died in 19421, is a painter, illustrator and poster artist from Bucharest, Romania. Pal or PAL often used as a signature or mintmark. He studied art in Paris and London, and then returned to Romania where he attended a military academy. He then made several visits to London and then moved to Paris to practice in France. He settled in the US in 1900. It illustrates Small Russian poems of Catullus Mendes, collection published by Charpentier editions in 1893. Paris and the United States, he produced many posters, including advertisements for cyclisme, and also participates in the JOB collection. He collaborated on numerous periodicals such as Le Rire, La Plume, Cocorico, Le Frou Frou, Sans-Gene, Vie en Rose, Vanity Fair (in), The Strand Magazine and the New York Herald Tribune. He also painted some portraits of comedians and vaudeville artists. Paleologu dies in Miami Beach .Jean of Paleologu or Paleologue, born in 1855 and died in 19421, is a painter, illustrator and poster artist who Romanian Pal or PAL often used as a signature or mintmark.


The Poster used for the fencing events

During the 1900 Universal Exhibition, certain events of international physical exercise and sports competitions were recognised as Olympic and made up the programme of the second modern Olympic Games. Several posters were created-athletics, rowing, cycling, fencing and gymnastics. Here, a female fencer holding in her right hand the three traditional weapons- foil, sword and sabre. The Poster was printed by "Imp. Chardin" in Paris.