|Artist: Jules Cheret
French (1836-1932) |
Plate: PL. 137
de l'Hospitalite de Nuit|
A. Original lithograph from "Les Maitre de
L'Affiches" series. |
Printed by Imprimerie Chaix, Paris, 1898.
in 16 x 20 in. acid free, archival museum mat, with framing labels. Ready to frame.
Shipped boxed flat via Fedex.
Certificate of Authenticity.
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|Maitre Sheet Size:||11 3/8 in x
15 3/4 in|
| ||29 cm x 40 cm|
|Price: $125.00 USD
On a cold blistery night, a dark destitute figure of a man rings the night bell
of an Emergency Night Shelter. Using only blacks, greys and a slight red, Cheret
creates a moody design for a Charity to benefit the night shelters. It announces
an exhibition of French Art from the period of Louis XIV and Louis XV at the Ecoles
des Beaux-Arts. This poster is in stark contrast to the bright dancing beauties
we expect from Cheret. Not unlike another deeply moving design of his (see