L'Odeon Poster

France, c. 1890
39 x 55 in (99 x 140 cm)
ID #LB39x55-Z-132

Poster for the Odeon Theater in Paris, showing a scene from a theater balcony, richly dressed women watching a play below.

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 venerated art form in itself.

Artist: Eugene Grasset

Printer: Affiches Artistiques, G. de Malherbe & H. Al. Cellot

Year: c. 1890

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

Linen-backed on canvas

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