Friedrich Hugo D'Alesi (1849-1906)
F. Hugo D'Alesi was a painter and French graphic designer (born in Romania), who created a large number of posters for tourist, shipping and railway companies such as Chemins de fer de Paris à Lyon et à la Méditerranée (PLM), Chemin de fer de Paris à Orléans (P.O.) und Chemin de fer de l'Est.
He also created posters for automakers and the military and for destinations at the French Riviera, the Alps and the Pyrenees.
Following the Commission of school decoration, he was approached to do the work of school imagery, especially Blackboards (thematic maps) that were presented at the 1900 World Fair.