Les Sables d'Olonne Poster

France, c. 1900
39 x 55 in (99 x 140 cm)
ID #LB39x55-Z-93

Paris, les sables d'Olonne. Trajet en 7 heures. Toutes classes dans tous les trains.

Translation: Paris, the sands of Olonne. Trip in 7 hours. All classes in all trains.

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.

Artist: E. Troncy

Printer: Viellemard Fils, Paris

Year: c. 1900

Condition: Good, please note some restoration done along the borders of the poster

Linen-backed on canvas

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