Musee Grevin Poster

France, c. 1890
39 x 55 in (99 x 140 cm)
ID #LB39x55-Z-78

A colorful and frantastical poster commissioned by Musee Grevin, a wax museum in Paris and the oldest wax museum in Europe.

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

Year: c. 1890

Condition: Excellent

Linen-backed on canvas

2500-5000 antique france french horses jester jules cheret musee grevin original paris size-39x55 toc turn of the century vintage vintage poster wax museum woman

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