Exposition de l'Art Francais Poster

France, 1888
39 x 55 in (99 x 140 cm)
ID #LB39x55-Z-55

Oeuvre de l'Hospitaleit de Nuit. Exposition de l'art Francais sous Louis XIV et Louis XV a l'Ecole des Beaux-Arts.

Translation: Oeuvre de l'Hospitalite de Nuit (French philanthropic society). Exhibition of French art under Louis XIV and Louis XV at the School of Fine Arts.

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: Cheret

Printer: Chaix, Ateliers Cheret, Paris

Year: 1888

Condition: Very good, please note some resotration done on the left border of the poster

Linen-backed on canvas

500-1000 antique charity ecole des beaux-arts exhibition france french oeuvre de l'hospitalité de nuit original paris philanthropy size-39x55 toc turn of the century vintage vintage poster

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