|Artist: Georges Fay French
Plate: PL. 183
A. Original lithograph from "Les Maitre de
L'Affiches" series. |
Printed by Imprimerie Chaix, Paris, 1899.
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: $175.00 USD|
The poster is for Amieux-Freres sardines and canned foods. "11 factories,
employing 3,500 workers, producing 12 million cans yearly, our motto is like our
name, make sure each can says Toujour à mieux (always the best)."
The artist creates a wonderful sense of space, as we follow the young woman, in
the foreground's gaze to the other workers unloading the sardines from the sailboats
resting on a wondrous green bay, against a surreal fire red sky which highlights
the name "Amiux-Freres" (Amieux-brothers) above. Strongly well drawn
lines pronounce the text as well as the scene. An excellent example of the artist's
work, of whom's life, little is known, other than that he was killed at the front