Jules Cheret (1er juin 1836 à Paris - 23 septembre 1932 à Nice)

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Title:
Saxoleine
Size:
34.75 x 93.5
Medium:
Lithograph
Price:
$3,500
INV. #:
8805
 
Saxoleine. Linen backed rare full two sheet in excellent condition.
Petrole de Surete. Artist: Jules Cheret. Note size: 34.75" x 93.5". Archival linen backed on older linen; but ready to frame.
Extra-Blanc - Deodorise -
en Bidons Plombes de 5 litres.
Please note the extra long size of this original.
Jules Cheret is unquestionably the father of the poster. An artist and technician, Cheret brought color lithography to the highest levels of perfection by demonstrating how all the hues of the rainbow could be achieved with three or four colors. He literally created not only a new art form, but an industry as well. His training as a lithographer, superb draftsmanship and an exquisite sense of color enabled him to elevate the poster to new aesthetic levels. By the 1890's, Cheret's posters were the joy of Paris and its billboards were infused with new life. Cheret proved the poster was art and demonstrated that artistic style and commercial value can co-exist and create a new sense of vision.

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