Michel Canetti was born in Paris in 1955. He studied art and picture restoration at the Sorbonne, in Paris.
He works extensively for both advertising and editorial and is a regular contributor to Joyce, Vogue Australia, Madame Figaro and Vogue Homme, among others. His corporate clients include Chanel, Neiman Marcus, Esteee Lauder, De Beers, Dior and L'Oreal.
This illustration is from 1993, and is called "Beaulieu."
Exhibitions of Michel Canetti's work have been held in France, Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
His eye-catching elegant style is distinguished by rigorous reduction, distinct and simple lines and boldly contrasting colour accents.