Original Maitre de l''affiche - Plate 210 - For Sale

Original Maitre de l''affiche - Plate 210
Price: $450.00
By the 1890s the streets of every great metropolis were enlivened by large colourful posters (see The Great Poster Movement). The poster had not only caught the fancy of the broad public, but its best examples were already being regarded as works of art (specifically, as fine prints) to be exhibited, reviewed in journals, collected and reprinted in a manageable form. In the last five years of the century, the Imprimerie Chaix was to play great part in codifying, hallowing and perpetuating the ebullient period of ''La Belle Epoque.'' It was in those years that the firm published ''Les Maitres de l''Affiche'' (Masters of the Poster) reduced lithographic versions, in authentic colours, of the best posters of Europe and America, by more than 90 great artists, posters that bring the period to life.'' (Appelbaum p.iii) This plate, # 210, is by well known French artist Charles Lucas and is wonderfully framed. Status: For Sale Reference#: luf01 Condition: A Year: 1897 Country: France Maker: Chaix - printer Height: 17 in. (43.18 cm) Width: 12 in. (30.48 cm) Title: Charles Lucas-Felicien Champsaur''s ''Entrance of a Female Clown'' Materials: paper (framed)

Art (paintings, prints, frames)
Vintage Posters
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L'affichiste
471, Rue St. Francois Xavier
Montreal
Québec-H2Y 2T2
Canada
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Email : karen@laffichiste.com
Phone : 5146563301

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