Helle, Theophile Alexandre Steinlen

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Artist   Theophile Alexandre Steinlen - View Bio
Title   Helle
Date Of Work   1896
Dimensions   11.5" x 15.5"
Notes   Original. Les Maitres de l'Affiche PL. 34. Presented in a 16" x 20" acid free museum mat.
Poster for "Helle" , a tragic Greek opera, performed at the Theatre National de l'Opera.

In the 1890's Steinlen's wonderful use of line and design led to some of the most famous posters of the Art Nouveau movement. These include, Tournee du Chat Noir (1896), La Rue (1896) and Lait pur Sterilise (1894).

In total, Steinlen created 382 original lithographs and 115 etchings. Le Depute aux Champs was published by Kleinmann in Paris in a limited edition of 100 impressions.

16 x 20 presentation folder.
Price Category   Category A  View Price Categories
Inventory Number   7873