Paris Courses Poster

France, 1890
39 x 55 in (99 x 140 cm)
ID #LB39x55-Z-50

Hippodrome de la Porte Maillot. Paris Courses. Noveau Sport Grand Prix. Une riviere en diamants de 20,000 F.

Translation: Porte Maillot racecourse. Paris Races. New sport grand prix. A river of diamonds of 20,000 Francs.

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: 1890

Condition: Good, please note creases and some restoration done on the top and left-hand side of the poster

Linen-backed on canvas

1000-2500 antique france french grand prix horserace horses original paris race racetrack size-39x55 toc turn of the century vintage vintage poster woman

More from $1,000 to $2,500


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