France, c. 1900
39 x 55 in (99 x 140 cm)
Poster of a smiling brunete, surrounded by various instruments.
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.
Printer: C.H. Levy, Paris
Year: c. 1900
Condition: Good, please note minor tears along the border of the poster as well as creases
Linen-backed on canvas