Postcard, Restaurant Florent: Bastille Day/ Layer cake, early 1990s
- Creator: Tibor Kalman
- Year: early 1990s
- Location: United States
Recto: Occupying center space, with margins of about 20 cm (3/4 in.) top and bottom and 25 cm (1 1/8 in.) each side, is an image of a slice of iced three-layer cake on a round plate. A fork, holding a bite-size piece of cake, extends from the top of the slice on the right to the upper right-hand corner, where it is cut off in the handle area. The plate is decorated with a narrow black circle a short distance from the plate rim. Learn More
Between the rim and the bottom edge of the card, centered, July 14th is imprinted in black.
Verso: In the message area on the left, separated from the addressee area by a vertical dotted line, an invitation to a Bastille Day celebration is imprinted, mostly in italics, with a few words entirely in capitals for emphasis. On the right, the stamp area is indicated by a rectangle outlined in black; within it is the message "Let them/ eat cake"/ M. Antoinette/ 1789.
Postcard, Restaurant Florent: Bastille Day/ Layer cake, early 1990s; Design Director: Tibor Kalman (American, b. Hungary, 1949–1999); USA; offset lithography; 10.8 x 15.2 cm (4 1/4 x 6 in.); Gift of Tibor Kalman/ M & Co.; 1993-151-286
Gift of Tibor Kalman/ M & Co.