During the first half of the last century, Roger Broders was a prolific French illustrator who specialized in tourist posters. His subjects included popular destinations like the fashionable Cote d’Azur and ski resorts in the French Alps. On December 15th, Swann’s will hold a sale devoted exclusively to his work. The top estimated lots are posters for Vichy-Comite des Fetes and Monte Carlo, each estimated at $15,000-$20,000.
Others of his subjects featured at the sale include La Plage de Calvi, Corse, a 1928 work estimated at $8,000-$12,000, Les Sports d’hiver/St. Pierre de Chartreuse (1930), which carries an anticipated value of $8,000-$12,000, and a 1928 poster for Juans les Pins, expected to sell for $10,000-$15,000.