Woman with Monocle Poster

France, c. 1890
39 x 55 in (99 x 140 cm)
ID #LB39x55-Z-94

Portrait of a decidely modern woman in a more masculine dress. This poster is by profilic poster artist Grun, known for his red and black color palette that he used to capture the bohemian spirit of Montmartre in the Belle Epoque.

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: Grun

Year: c. 1890

Condition: Very good, please note some minor discoloration on the left-hand side

Linen-backed on canvas

500-1000 antique france french grun monocle montmartre original paris size-39x55 toc turn of the century vintage vintage poster woman

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