Concert de la Cigale Poster
France, c. 1890
39 x 55 in (99 x 140 cm)
Concert de la Cigale, Paris en bateau. Revue de Mrs. Xanfrof et Leon Nunes.
Translatin: Concert of the Cicada. Paris by boat. Review by Mrs. Xanrof and Leon Nunes.
It was in the 1890s that the poster started being more widely recognized as form of artistic expression. The poster became an integral part of the cityscape during the Belle Epoque, turn of the century period in Europe—its colorful, larger than life images both indispensible to advertising and a respected art form in itself.
Year: c. 1890
Condition: Good, please note some restoration has been done
Linen-backed on canvas