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5th October 2022
With the growing appreciation of Odorico mosaics come the guided tours, books, exhibitions, and careful cataloguing and archiving of Isidore Odorico's work. The Musée de Bretagne in Rennes has a lovely collection of original designs for businesses and signs, such as this one for a butcher's shop (c1935-40). Without it being official, the Museum says, there is a tradition of using certain colours to indicate the nature of different shops: red for butchers and charcuteries, blue for fishmongers, yellow for bakers. Here Odorico creates a striking design which advertises the Boucherie Lucas 'de façon colorée et joyeuse' (in a colourful, joyful way).
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