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Saturday 4 July 2015

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Drinks throughout art history

5th April, 2013 by db_staff

9. Champagne Pommery 1902

champagne_pommery_vintage_champagne_poster-r55805f6b49c143c596715afee7569423_ai63f_400The early promotional posters for Pommery, featuring a goddess like woman, have helped to identify the brand with femininity since its creation.

A château which was brought forward by such a powerful woman stressed the importance of its female force in its advertising. Not that other Champagne houses shied away from using beautiful women in their advertising to increase their brand’s appeal (below).

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One Response to “Drinks throughout art history”

  1. john szabo says:

    See Jean François de Troy’s 1735 paiting Le Déjeuner d’Huîtres, a serious oyster and champagne party. This could well be the first paiting that depicts champagne as we know it today – sparkling. Look closely at the four aristocrats looking up at the popped champagne cork in the middle of the painting.

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