Marfurt, Léo

Leo Marfurt, was born in 1894 in Aarau and died in 1977 in Antwerp, is a Swiss poster artist, active in Belgium. He retaked the image of Miss Belga, created by Sterne Stevens, and declined it in several versions on advertising media cigarettes Belga (packaging, posters, etc). In 1927, Leo Marfurt creates its own agency Creative Advertising in Brussels, which exerts a strong influence on the advertising graphics in Belgium from the 1930s to 1960s.