More French lovers by Raymond Peynet

To continue from my last post

Here is an obituary of the cartoonist.

“PEYNET’S LOVERS – “Les Amoureux de Peynet” – were known throughout France and beyond in the 1950s and 1960s. Created by the artist and designer Raymond Peynet, the two charming, whimsical characters – the little poet, immaculately dressed, adorned with a bowler hat and accompanied by his lady friend – had a simple way of amusing, and communicating with, everyone. They conveyed love and peace as well as a sweet kind-hearted and romantic message; above all they were very French.





(“When you have been an elevator boy, like me, for five years, you develop certain habits.”)



The book on the right below (the pink one) is the one that I remember from my boyhood in my parents’ house:



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