1897 Programmes Illustres SYNAVE + DEPRE - 2 PRINTS - For Sale

1897 Programmes Illustres SYNAVE + DEPRE - 2 PRINTS
Price: $125.00
A color plate from an exquisite book called Les Programmes Illustres, by Ernest Maindron, published in 1897, by Librairie Nilsson-Per Lamm, Paris purchased at auction, and filled with the most unbelievably detailed and remarkable works of art we have seen... granted we are biased and truly moved by works from this period, by truly, these are gems, in remarkable, mint condition, and more than 100 years old. The auction catalog reads: '' ''I often ask myself what they, the curious of the year 2000, will think of us, whom we are cut off from by a century of dreadful events; them, knowing that which we don''t yet know and that we nearly suspect, what will they say of our old frivolity with all that has passed? Won''t they pity us, like we today have pity for the aristocratic society whose ancient prints we refer to with carelessness and levity?'' Thus mused Pierre Veber in his prefacing comments for the Programmes Illustres, a hardcover compendium of some of the most beautiful menus, invitations, business cards and announcements of the Belle Epoque. Little could he have known how off the mark his thoughts were, as today we look back at the virtuosity these posterists displayed with the limited technology of the time.'' (Rennert) Each sheet is 9.25 x 12.5 inches, and the images on the sheet vary - these two, by artists whose names are Synave and Depre, represent two ends of the artistic spectrum - one quite simple and poignant, the other rather risque. They both measure approximately 7 x 9 inches. PLEASE NOTE: ALL OF OUR POSTERS ARE ORIGINAL, NON REPRODUCTION, VINTAGE PIECES. Status: For Sale Reference#: 1090550 Condition: A Year: 1897 Country: France Maker: Maindron Height: 9 in. (22.86 cm) Width: 7 in. (17.78 cm) Title: 1897 Programmes Illustres SYNAVE + DEPRE - 2 PRINTS Style: Art Nouveau/Liberty Materials: paper

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