By Stanley Appelbaum
The main recognized creative compilation ever made from the nice age of the poster, that includes works through approximately a hundred artists, between them Cheret, Toulouse-Lautrec, Bonnard, Mucha, Beardsley, Parrish, Grasset, Penfield, Steinlen, many extra. complete colour, huge structure, one poster according to web page, wide documentation.
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WOODBURY; 1895; forty eight × 30 cm (19 × 12 in); factor eight, July 1896. [Magazine advert. ] JULES CHÉRET; Paris, Chaix, 1890; 124 × 88 cm (49 × 34. five in), factor nine, Aug. 1896. textual content: “Théâtrophone [phone hookup to theatrical performances]. ” THEOPHILE-ALEXANDRE STEINLEN; Paris, Charles Verneau, 1896; eighty × 60 cm (31. five × 23. five in); factor nine, Aug. 1896 textual content: “National Academy of track; Hellé, opera in four acts, song by means of Alphonse Duvernoy, libretto via C[amille] du Locle and Ch[arles] Nuitter. ” friend (JEAN DE PALEOLOGU); Paris, Paul Dupont, 1893; 122 × eighty cm (48 × 31. five in); factor nine, Aug. 1896. textual content: “Olympia [theater], grand ballet Brighton, tune via Léopold Wenzel. ” ARTHUR W DOW; Boston, Prang, 1895; fifty four × 39 cm (21 × 15. five in); factor nine, Aug. 1896. [Magazine advert. ] JULES CHÉRET; Paris, Chaix, 1891; 243 × 87 cm (95 five × 34 in); factor 10, Sept. 1896. textual content: “Backstage on the Opera on the Musée Grévin. ” PIERRE BONNARD; Paris, Edw. Ancourt, 1894; eighty × sixty two cm (31. five × 24. five in); factor 10, Sept. 1896. textual content: “The Revue Blanche [magazine] is released each month in problems with a hundred pages, 1 franc in keeping with replica; places of work at 1 rue Laffitte; on the market far and wide. ” GASTON NOURY; Paris, Hérold, 1892; 139 × ninety nine cm (54. five × 39 in); factor 10, Sept. 1896. textual content: “For the bad of France and Russia; grand competition on the Tuileries, August 13—21; major workplace, sixty three street St-Michel; see the distinct poster for this system. ” HENRI MEUNIER; Brussels, J. -E. Goossens, 1895; one hundred twenty five × 89 cm (49 × 35 in); factor 10, Sept. 1896. textual content: “Auditorium of the Royal Circus, Brussels; Ysaÿe live shows; Sunday, January five, 1896, first symphonic live performance; places of work and management J B. Katto, tune writer, rue de l’Ecuyer” JULES CHÉRET; Paris, Chaix, 1892; 124 × 88 cm (49 × 34. five in); ); factor eleven, Oct 1896. textual content: “Musée Grévin, Pantomimes of sunshine, [film pioneer] E[mile] Reynaud’s Optical Theater; song by way of Gaston Paulin; day-by-day from three to six and from eight to eleven. ” EUGÈNE GRASSET; Paris, J Bognard, 1887; 128 × ninety cm (51. five × 35. five in); factor eleven, Oct. 1896. textual content “Romantic Library, released by way of Ed. Monnier and Co. ; on the market in any respect bookstores; The Age of Romanticism, greatest illustrated 4to book showing in 12-page installments; prose writers, poets, orators, musicians, painters, engravers, etchers, and so forth. ; quite a few textual content figures and plates reproducing unpublished or tremendous infrequent files of the Romantic interval; normal editors, Ph. Burty and Maurice Tourneux; imperative members: [listing of names]. ” ADOLPHE WILLETTE; Paris, Belfond, 1893; 193 × sixty seven cm (76 × 26. five in); factor eleven, Oct. 1896. textual content: “Have a few Van Houten cocoa. ” WILLIAM CARQUEVILLE; 1895; forty eight × 31. five cm (19 × 12. five in); factor eleven, Oct. 1896. [Magazine advert. ] JULES CHÉRET; Paris, Chaix, 1888; 124 × 88 cm (49 × 34. 5); factor 12, Nov 1896. textual content: “For sale in any respect bookstores; fee three. 50 francs; the sweetheart of Ballerinas, modernist novel via Félicien Champsaur, released through E. Dentu, three position de Valois, Paris. ” THÉOPHILE-ALEXANDRE STEINLEN; Paris, Pajol, 1893; a hundred thirty × ninety four cm (51 × 37 in); factor 12, Nov 1896. textual content: “Mothu and Doria, impressionistic scenes.