|Artist: Jules Cheret
|Plate: PL. 29|
|Title: Quinquina Dubonnet|
Condition A. Original lithograph from
"Les Maitre de L'Affiches" series. |
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 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: temporarily out of stock
(Like many of my most sought after images I am usually able to
locate this for clients. email me for a price estimate, Greg) To Request
Full size sold for $ 3,450 US
Poster Auctions International,
N.Y. May 2004.
"In 1846 Paris
wine agent Joseph Dubonnet decided to enter the business with a product of his
own. With medicinal bitters just coming into vogue, he chose to base his drink
on quinine, and to disguise its bitter taste, he mixed it with sweet wine from
Greece. The result quickly gained wide acceptance; by the end of the century the
company was producing three million bottles a year and exporting to many foreign
countries" (Gold p.34)
charming lass displaying a bottle of the aperitif, as well as her glass, which
we can only assume she intends to consume once her moment in the spotlight has
passed" (Rennert XXVII, 347)