The Daily Heller: Who Did This? And Why?

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Once in a while a designer cooks up a delicacy so tasty that I consume it without a second thought. The example below—a beautiful evocation of spring on an unseasonably chilly day— is one such piece. It was created by an esteemed designer/painter I would not have expected. Can you guess who made it, and what it is for? (Don’t cheat and look at the signature.)

… Book jacket by A.M. Cassandre, circa 1950s (plus advertisements for Dunlopillo mattress company and Libraire du Lyceé).