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Artist: Willette French (1857-1926)

Plate: PL. 43

Title: Cacao Van Houten
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 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: $195.00 USD

Willette's elegant vertical poster of a traditional Dutch girl in national dress presenting us with Van Houten's cocoa (hot chocolate), set against a wonderful background of gilded leaves. It is both direct and effective in it's design.

"Willette (was) a successful painter who in 1887 switched to drawing, lithography and poster design. He became a frequent contributor to satirical publications such as 'Le Rire' …"(Rennert, PAI-XXXII, 562)

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