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Artist: Jules Cheret French (1836-1932)
Plate: PL. 17
Title: Les Palais de Glace
Description: Condition A. Original lithograph from "Les Maitre de L'Affiches" series.
Printed by Imprimerie Chaix, Paris, 1896.
Presented in 16 x 20 in. acid free, archival museum mat, with framing labels. Ready to frame. Shipped boxed flat.
Certificate of Authenticity.
See our Terms of Sale
Maitre Sheet Size:11 3/8 in x 15 3/4 in
 29 cm x 40 cm
Price: $750.00
One of Cheret's Best

Full size sold for $ 23,000 US
Poster Auctions International, N.Y. May 2003.

"In one of the finest images in Cheret's Palais de Glace (Ice Palace, Champs Elysees) series, the skater is in a red and yellow striped dress, all wrapped in furs, and her gentleman friend hovers discreetly in the background. This is Cheret at his charming best! " (Rennert PAI-XV, 213)

Palais de Glace des Champs Elysses ca. 1900

"The achievement of Cheret was to create a world of explosive happiness, and to paste it on the walls of Paris. As a painter he will be remembered for what Huysmans calls his 'spirit of nervous gaiety', as a lithographer for his superb technique, and as a poster artist for being the ancestor of all modern advertising." (Abdy p.36)

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