Raymond PEYNET |
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France 1908 - 1999
Peynet was born in Paris the 16th of November 1908
At 15 he is admitted to the Institute of Applied Arts … a school which, by chance is located right opposite the bistrot (café) own by his parents (my grand-parents) native of Auvergne had moved to Paris some years before.
It is at the start of his active life that he begins to really learn his trade, a drawer at “Tolmer”, an advertising agency In Paris, doing various tasks from sweeping the agency premises to drawing labels for perfume bottles and decorating biscuits boxes and further to the creation of various publicities.
In 1930 he married my mother named Denise and whose family name “DAMOUR” was most appropriate.
In order to make a better living, he starts publishing his drawings in the Parisian press very profuse at that time : Le Rire, Rire à deux, Paris magazine, The Boulevardier (paper particularly meant for the British people living in Paris),…
It is in 1942 that his life will take a new turn !
Being asked to deliver a confidential document to a correspondent located in Valence in the department of Drôme, he was sitting on a bench at the very spot w ...
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